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: Story claiming SM MOA caught dumping waste in Manila Bay MISLEADING

This story is misleading. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Online story on Duterte satisfaction rating NEEDS CONTEXT

This story needs context. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Viral ‘national’ surveys of Senate bets on Facebook lack basis

They lack the standards that researchers worldwide…

Initiative to provide legal support, resources to fact-checkers launched

The Philippines is among the four countries to be…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Report claiming Sotto exposed officials who benefited from ‘cheating’ in 2016 polls NOT TRUE

This story is false. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Senate hopeful Gadon wrong on 1987 charter

He falsely claimed 1987 Constitution did not…