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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Dubious page revives outdated post on plunder raps vs Aquino, Roxas, et al.

This story is misleading. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: Five things you should know about the cancelation or suspension of classes due to typhoons, disasters, and calamities

How does cancelation or suspension of classes…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Story on anti-corruption org filing raps vs Hontiveros over Philhealth bonuses mess MISLEADING

While the anti-crime and corruption organization…

​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Website FALSELY reports as news SATIRE on Trump wanting to revoke Maria Ressa’s dual citizenship

The blog published it under its “Hot” and “Social”…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: MISLEADING online post on priest saying boxing ‘can’t pull country out of crisis’ revived

The opinion-heavy post is misleading: it is more…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Online post on DSWD refusing to disburse pension for propertied seniors NEEDS CONTEXT

RA 9994 indeed introduces a social pension of…