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: Report on Ateneo pupil’s dad killing a man a HOAX

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Online post with Rappler chief saying tax evasion is OK a HOAX

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: In first 2019 speech, Duterte repeats false claim about typhoons in Mindanao

'Mindanao does not suffer any serious calamities,'…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Report claiming Duterte slammed Andaya for insulting Diokno FAKE NEWS

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Photos comparing Duterte, Aquino housing programs MISLEADING

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FB post claiming woman nabbed in drug bust niece of senatorial candidate, UNPROVEN

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