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: Senatorial candidate Francis Tolentino mistaken on medical marijuana

Thirty-three U.S. states have approved medical…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Dong Mangudadatu WRONG on world’s ‘longest-running’ armed group

It's not in Mindanao as the senatorial aspirant…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Viral SC ruling on Marcos plunder case FALSE and MISLEADING

This story is false and misleading. Don't believe…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Video of ‘army ambush’ in Mindanao MISLEADING

This video is misleading. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Post on Aquino and the Universal Health Care law MISLEADS

This story is misleading. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Story on gov’t preps for proposed subway system MISLEADING

This story is misleading. Don't believe it.