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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Online post about Grace Poe's 'million dollar' US home FALSE and OUTDATED

An old, erroneous report by website…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: MISLEADING 'Bea Alonzo' tweet comparing Duterte and Mar Roxas in 2016 goes viral

This story is misleading. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Report about Bam Aquino using Boracay and Pasig River rehab efforts as election propaganda FAKE NEWS

This story is fake. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: PH’s top diplomat Locsin makes wrong claim about UN Human Rights Council

Newly appointed Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Panelo flip-flops on PH’s withdrawal from ICC

In his first press briefing as presidential…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Online post claiming 10 projects under Build, Build, Build are Duterte's projects MISLEADING

A netizen published Oct. 19 a misleading online…