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Rappler values truth-telling, facts, and factual reporting. We correct at the first instance inaccuracies spotted in our own reports and false claims made by public officials, key public personalities, and other accounts on social media. Fact-checking is done both internally and externally to create and sustain an environment anchored on truth, which is essential to a healthy and working democracy.

If you suspect a Facebook page, group, account, a website, or an article is spreading false information, let Rappler know by contacting us at factcheck@rappler.com. Let us battle disinformation one Fact Check at a time.

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Rappler sustains its efforts to fact-checking enterprise and related efforts to combat disinformation online with support from the National Endowment of Democracy (NED), UNESCO, Internews, Meedan, and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF).

#FactsFirstPH, the collaborative initiative against disinformation that Rappler is leading, is supported by tech partners Meedan and the Google News Initiative.

Rappler is a verified signatory to the fact checkers’ code of ethics of the International Fact-Checkers Network (IFCN) at Poynter. Complaints about possible violations to the IFCN Code of Principles can be coursed through the IFCN.


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FACT CHECK: No Hontiveros claim that Rodrigo Duterte is Guo’s uncle

FACT CHECK: No Hontiveros claim that Rodrigo Duterte is Guo’s uncle
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FACT CHECK: Report of US surfacing 3 submarines near China is from 2010

FACT CHECK: Report of US surfacing 3 submarines near China is from 2010

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FACT CHECK: Facebook post contains fake link for BFP job application

FACT CHECK: Facebook post contains fake link for BFP job application
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FACT CHECK: No official statement from MTRCB vs Vice Ganda

FACT CHECK: No official statement from MTRCB vs Vice Ganda

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FACT CHECK: Application link to PRC job vacancies posted by fake page

FACT CHECK: Application link to PRC job vacancies posted by fake page