Fact Check

VERA Files Fact Check tracks the false claims, flip-flops, misleading statements of public officials and figures, and debunks them with factual evidence. It also fights misinformation and disinformation spread on the internet. This project is supported by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). VERA Files is also part of Facebook’s third-party fact-checking program.

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte falsely claims he never accepts awards

He did in 2017.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: 'Exposé' on specifics of Trillanes' 'hidden wealth' FAKE NEWS

A Dec. 2 story by website philippine-news.net that…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Story claiming Duterte's drug war blessed by Pope Francis PARTLY FALSE

A recent story by website philnetizen.com that…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Online post, FB users MISLEAD by REFRAMING the results of SWS survey

Several Facebook pages and accounts have been…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: How many drug addicts are there in PH? Let Duterte do the counting

How many Filipinos are slaves to shabu?

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Report claiming Tito Sotto is financier of NPA rebels FAKE NEWS

Three days after it published a report concerning…