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: Netizens post FAKE ‘quote’ of Sr. Mary John Mananzan

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​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Marcos bust in Benguet NOT ordered destroyed by Noynoy Aquino admin

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​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Online post on PH space agency MISLEADS with NASA photo

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​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FB page revives old, FAKE post about Russian paper saying Obama is ‘afraid’ of Duterte

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​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Tagle DID NOT say faithful ‘have no right to go to church’ if they did not vote for Otso Diretso

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Story claiming media did not report Duterte admin’s Marawi housing projects NOT TRUE

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