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: Panelo’s solution to copy US model to stop vote-buying NEEDS CONTEXT

While the U.S. government funds political…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte Youth’s Cardema leaves a trail of false claims on party nominees

The notarized notices of withdrawal of Duterte…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FB post MISLEADS with doctored Trillanes tweet on ‘Bikoy’ video

This story is misleading. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Netizen revives FAKE Lee Kuan Yew quote on ‘stupid’ Filipinos

This story is fake. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: ‘Bikoy’ changes tune; implicates LP, Trillanes in ‘Ang Totoong Narco List’

In a 180-degree turn, Advincula who claims to be…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Panelo wrong on Uson’s party-list

Uson’s losing party-list AA-Kasosyo is not a “new…