Rappler's latest stories on disinformation
The viral video contains several unproven conspiracy theories that were already debunked by fact checking organizations
It is Congress, not the Court, that deliberates on franchise renewals. ABS-CBN’s petition also still remains pending before the SC, which will resume deliberations on July 13.
'Whoever has the most data will be the most powerful,' says former Cambridge Analytica employee-turned-whistleblower Brittany Kaiser in an upcoming Rappler Talk episode
(UPDATED) The 'disente' photo was taken in March 2018, while the 'bastos' photo was a stock photo that has been used in some articles shortly before Boracay's closure in April 2018
Data show that the Philippine economy was already falling during the latter part of Marcos’ dictatorship
Ang comments section ay tuntungan din ng mga tao upang magpahayag ng kanilang ideya na dati’y eksklusibo lang sa mga letter-to-the-editor section ng pahayagan
Padilla is alive and has been active on social media platforms. The video used for the fake claim leads to a GMA News report on a shooting incident of a different woman.
One of the bill's most controversial articles will require social media platforms to make supposedly confidential messages available to the judiciary for 3 months, including the identity of senders
The Department of Health says that tuob or steam inhalation does not kill the coronavirus that causes COVID-19
The quote card containing the false quote edited an actual Rappler quote card featuring the Vice President
The liquor ban in the province of Cavite has already lifted since June 1. The graphic used for the false claim was manipulated.
The caption in these posts misrepresent a photo that Kabataan Representative Sarah Elago herself posted from a hike for a cause event in March 2020. Rappler has previously fact checked a misrepresented photo of Elago from the same event.
Whether it's distorted coverage or conspiracy theories, articles written in French and German by foreign state media are resonating widely on Facebook and Twitter, often with their origins unclear, the Oxford Internet Institute says
Join MovePH's webinar on fact checking and investigative reporting happening on Friday, July 3, at 4 pm via Zoom
Former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV did not say the quote attributed to him
Official data from the World Bank show that the Philippines has never had the highest amount of gold reserves since 1960. IMF data also show the country is only ranked 23rd.
The video clip in the claim is from a 2015 news report on a different carjacking incident
Facebook will warn users when they share stories that are more than 90 days old
The celebrity is still alive. There is also no official report of Johnson’s death from BBC News, the source cited by the posts.
The video attached was a short film taken out of context. No news organizations reported such an incident as of late.
All sources of information – from media to politicians to social media platforms – should work together to better inform the public about the coronavirus, says the lead author of a Reuters Institute study done in 6 countries
At the conference Global Fact 7, fact-checkers from the region tackle the country-specific challenges they've encountered while fact-checking in the time of coronavirus
Kabataan Representative Sarah Elago did not say this quote, which was already falsely attributed to her in the past
The website where the information came from says its source was only a meme that was made for fun
Experts urge companies and platforms to provide more support in enabling people to fact-check on their own
Both the hospital and Vice President Leni Robredo deny the incident took place
There is no official cure or preventive treatment for COVID-19. The supposed cures in the post have been debunked by the WHO and fact checkers around the world
There have been two phases in the surge of false information surrounding COVID-19: misinformation mostly from 'well-meaning people' and then disinformation, such as posts containing conspiracy theories
Disinformation experts say campaigns from far-right white supremacist conspiracy groups threaten US anti-racism protests
Accounts and articles show that the libel case was seen as an attack on press freedom
'A democracy needs media-literate citizens who can hold their media institutions accountable, as much as we need these media institutions to do their jobs of holding the government accountable'
The section that allows only Filipino citizens to own mass media in the country is also in the 1973 Constitution ratified under the Marcos administration
Sandra Aguinaldo, the reporter who originally uploaded the photo under scrutiny, posts photos from other angles and clarifies that there was physical distancing during the protest
While the daily newspaper focuses on business and industry news, its editorial section has become a vital space for dissenting voices and debate on political life in Russia
The Consortium on Democracy and Disinformation blasts the verdict against Rappler CEO Maria Ressa and former researcher-writer Reynaldo Santos Jr, saying it puts everyone online in peril
CNN did not report Chauvin's death, nor did any other legitimate news sites
Broadcasters, publishers, and journalists call on the European Commission to implement 'much stronger measures' to combat disinformation on internet platforms such as Google and Facebook
(UPDATED) The Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 46 is scheduled to hand down its verdict on Rappler, its CEO Maria Ressa, and former researcher-writer Reynaldo Santos Jr in the high profile cyber libel case on Monday, June 15
'All these kinds of legal acrobatics, the law has been weaponized. And now the question is if it's codified into law, it becomes the norm,' says Rappler CEO Maria Ressa
The video containing the preposterous claim is manipulated from a 2012 report about an OFW raped by police in Kuwait
The photo was altered and Kadamay did not make such a demand
Remember these things every time you see a suspicious historical claim on social media, according to Filipino historian Xiao Chua
Cash aid for every Facebook user? No such thing, says the Department of Social Welfare and Development.
The video does not contain a statement or admission from former Bureau of Internal Revenue commissioner Kim Henares about ABS-CBN's taxes
The European Commission also accuses major online platforms of doing too little to help fact-checkers tackle the 'infodemic'
The graphic is manipulated and is not from ABS-CBN’s official channels
There are no reports on studies being done on a COVID-19 vaccine with a microchip; Bill Gates has also denied the claim
'The real terrorists are behind these attacks to the privacy and security of students and people who are critical of the administration's incompetence,' a netizen says
'I don’t feel safe, Facebook': After discovery of ghost accounts, users demand better account protection
Facebook users harness their own online community to report and flag these suspicious accounts
While initially thought to be limited to activists and journalists in Cebu and Central Visayas, duplicate accounts are reported in areas across the country