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: FB accounts revive FAKE ‘Pacquiao’ US$500M giveaway

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Fake ‘Pacquiao’ pages bait netizens into joining BOGUS raffles

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Story on Sotto ‘disallowing’ granting of emergency powers for Duterte bears FALSE HEADLINE

Sotto never uttered the fabricated quote.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: ‘ABS-CBN’ advisory on extended community quarantine ‘until May’ FAKE

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte wrongly claims all countries imposed lockdown to counter COVID-19

President Duterte erroneously claimed that every…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte flip-flops on power of local gov’t in handling COVID-19

In just four days, President Rodrigo Duterte went…