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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Statement on The Guardian’s story on Facebook’s fact-checking project

VERA Files Fact Check takes exception to a claim…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Article claiming former US diplomat solely credited Duterte for return of Balangiga Bells FALSE

This story is false. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Report claiming application for nat'l ID system has started NOT TRUE

This story is false. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Online posts claiming Bam Aquino taking credit for Balangiga bells' return FAKE NEWS

This story is fake. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Facebook post claiming next Disneyland will rise in Davao City FAKE NEWS

This story is fake. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte mistakes ex-UN rights chief for ICC president

President Rodrigo Duterte identified the wrong…