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: Video FALSELY claims SC officially ‘sided’ with Marcos in COC cancellation case

This is not true. The petition filed with the…

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: What PH laws say on aspirants with criminal records seeking elective positions

Twenty-seven days after Ferdinand “Bongbong”…

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: The P536-M deal between F2 Logistics and Comelec

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has so far…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FB Page FALSELY claims children have “natural immunity” against COVID-19

The Department of Health (DOH) on Nov. 8 denounced…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Pope Francis did NOT express support for a Marcos presidency

The circulating graphic is a doctored version of a…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Video makes FALSE claims about Marcos human rights victims, ABS-CBN

In 1995, about 10,000 victims of human rights…