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: Viral ABS-CBN report on students’ attempted kidnap NOT recent

It's five years old.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Dela Rosa wrong in saying PH has longest coastline

Contrary to Dela Rosa’s statement, Canada -- not…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: OLD news on PH withdrawal from SEA Games hosting goes viral

The report was published in 2017.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FB pages make FALSE connection between Drilon and neglected Mindanao sports complex

It was a project of Butuan City's former mayor.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Video ‘debunking’ The Rock death hoax bears MISLEADING headline

The video’s headline and thumbnail do not reflect…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: 81 FB groups, pages share OLD, FALSE video on ‘abducted’ teen

The girl in the video ran away from home and was…