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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: Video shows shipment of US combat equipment to Italy, not PH

FACT CHECK: Video shows shipment of US combat equipment to Italy, not PH

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FACT CHECK: Spliced news clip used in fake ‘DSWD cash aid’ video

FACT CHECK: Spliced news clip used in fake ‘DSWD cash aid’ video

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FACT CHECK: No Supreme Court subpoena issued to Marcos

FACT CHECK: No Supreme Court subpoena issued to Marcos
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FACT CHECK: PH not returning US missile system just to ‘appease China’

FACT CHECK: PH not returning US missile system just to ‘appease China’