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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THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: Robredo DID NOT call Duterte ‘useless’

This fake report trended on social media this…

​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Trillanes 'ready' to die, already saying his goodbyes FAKE NEWS

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​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Robredo DID NOT 'brag' and say she would have gone to war vs China

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Online post uses fake photos, falsely claims Kadamay leader owns P10.5M home

The fake report was posted days after Kadamay…

​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Bato Dela Rosa 'sex tape' a HOAX

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Website MISLEADS with inaccurate headline about Sereno's possible disbarment

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