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: Online posts FALSE, media DID report on Marcos Jr. at SAF44 event

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VERA FILES FACT SHEET: How much protection do children have from COVID-19?

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte walks back on declaring Marcos Jr. a ‘capable’ successor

Two days after Davao City Mayor Sara…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Filipina vlogger offers FALSE interpretation of new dictionary definition for ‘vaccine’

In the most updated version of the term,…

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: Three things you need to know about drug testing

What are the types of drug tests and how long does…

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: Understanding the petitions against candidates in the 2022 polls

The official campaign period has not started, but…