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: Go DID NOT name Hontiveros as corrupt in PhilHealth

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​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: YouTube channel MISLEADS about start of nat’l ID distribution

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Mocha Uson wrongly implies Duterte is ‘best’ leader in ASEAN

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​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Actress Shaina Magdayao IS ALIVE

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​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Reused article gives FALSE CONTEXT of Yolanda fund audit

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​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Website MISLEADS; reposts old ‘big one’ story after Mindanao quake

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