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: FAKE post claiming Queen Elizabeth told Trump to emulate Duterte leadership revived

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Netizens revive FAKE quote card in attempt to make Robredo look dumb

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK YEARENDER: Fake quote cards: Weapon of choice for disinformation makers in 2019

In 2019, quote cards were the most preferred…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Salo’s unproven claim on SEAG budget ‘transferred to Iloilo’

KABAYAN party list Rep. Ron Salo’s pronouncement…

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: US entry ban true; state secretary to determine De Lima accusers to be barred from US

The recent signing of the United States’ 2020…

​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Website rehashes FALSE claim linking Hontiveros to PhilHealth bonus controversy

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