Rappler adheres to standards of accuracy, truthfulness, and impartiality in our stories and reports. We strive to treat subjects of stories fairly. We exert maximum effort to get all sides of an issue or a story. Only information that is vetted by senior editors and obtained from at least 2 sources, or an authoritative source supported by documents, is published or aired on Rappler.
Fact-checking claims made by third parties is built into Rappler’s regular editorial workflow.
These are samples of key fact checks done by Rappler:
FAST FACTS: Who invented the Philippine terno?, by Rappler.com, 27 Jan 2017
FACT CHECK: Is Manila cop who overran protesters back in service?, by Bea Cupin, 24 Jan 2017
Cagayan de Oro flooding: Did Pagasa give enough warnings?, by Gwen dela Cruz, 19 Jan 2017
Russia hits PH papers for 'not reporting' on Russian vessels, by Paterno Esmaquel II, 4 Jan 2017
Dela Rosa says PNP hit year-end drugs war target, by Bea Cupin, 27 Dec 2016
FACT CHECK: Ombudsman has no power to probe Dela Rosa US trip?, by Camille Elemia, 16 Nov, 2016
FACT CHECK: Was EDCA not signed by Aquino?, by Rappler.com, 4 Oct 2016
FACT CHECK: Gordon on UN silence, Chicago and PH killings, by Jodesz Gavilan, 3 Oct 2016
FACT CHECK: FA-50s criticized by Duterte are from S. Korea, not US, by Katerina Francisco, 9 Sept 2016
FACT CHECK: Security dog assigned to Cory not buried in Libingan, by Jodesz Gavilan, 8 Sept 2016
Has 'war on drugs' cut down crime?, by Bea Cupin, 25 Aug 2016
Duterte losing 2 policemen daily to drug war? Stats don’t say so, by Pia Ranada, 24 Aug 2016
FACT CHECK: One judge in Duterte list already dead for 8 years, by Jodesz Gavilan, 7 Aug 2016
Election data quash Marcos' cheating pattern claim, by Gemma B. Mendoza and Wayne Manuel, 14 May 2016
FACT CHECK: Did Grace Poe sign the coco levy bill?, by Camille Elemia, 22 Mar 2016
Corona lied about academic honors?
EXCLUSIVE: Did Bongbong Marcos lie about Oxford, Wharton?
Oxford University confirms Bongbong Marcos got only 'special diploma'
EXCLUSIVE: No master’s degrees for Ralph Recto
In the past months, Rappler has also been actively fact-checking fake news circulating on social media.
During the Presidential elections, editors, reporters and researchers fact-checked statements made by presidential candidates real-time.