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: FB page recycles Mexico plant blast clip, FALSELY claims it is Saudi blast

It recycled a nine-year-old video.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Jovito Salonga DID NOT say Ninoy ‘not a hero’

This is fabricated.

​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: No, PNoy is NOT running for senator in 2022

This story is fake. Don't believe it.

​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Video of ‘kidnapping’ scene at a mall NEEDS CONTEXT

This story needs context.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: No, Bong Go did not ‘uncover’ PhilHealth’s debts to private hospitals

This story is misleading. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FB page concocts FALSE, MISLEADING ‘provisions’ in SOGIE bill

Two 'provisions' are downright false, while the…