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: Duterte falsely claims Camiguin governor ‘only rich’ member of PDP-Laban

President Rodrigo Duterte wrongly claimed that…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Villar tagging Skyway Stage 3 under #BuildBuildBuild lacks context

In his verified Facebook (FB) page, former Public…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte falsely claims LP gave water concession to Ayalas

During the oath-taking ceremony of new members of…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FAKE posts show Joey De Leon endorsing Robredo

He has addressed the proliferation of “fake” posts…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Robredo DID NOT SAY suspects should be armed against police

It mimicked the quote card template of a local…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Photo of Joey De Leon with Leni Robredo bag is FAKE

The bag originally sported a print showing a man…