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 posts old, unverified info on ‘Red October plot’

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​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Sarah Elago DID NOT rebut parents of student activists with this quote

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte flipflops on having wealthy friends

In his fourth State of the Nation Address,…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FB post on papaya leaves as homemade ‘cure’ for dengue needs context

A netizen’s month-old online post endorsing papaya…

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: Three things you should know about a presidential veto

President Rodrigo Duterte vetoed 11 bills approved…

​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Viral Bam Aquino quote on poor farmers FAKE

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