Tsek.ph is a collaborative fact-checking project for the 2022 Philippines’ elections. It is an initiative of academe, media  and civil society to counter disinformation and provide the public with verified information. Tsek.ph builds on its success as a pioneering collaborative project in the 2019 elections.

Tsek.ph will verify and fact-check the following claims:

  • Platforms and campaign promises of candidates;
  • Election-related statements and remarks made by candidates, personalities, government agencies, and other entities; and
  • Election-related posts on social media, blogs and other platforms.

Tsek.ph is guided by the Code of Principles of the International Fact-checking Network that is committed to fairness and nonpartisanship, transparency of sources, funding and methodology, and openness to corrections.

The views and information in Tsek.ph are those of their respective authors and owners and do not reflect the official policy or position of the media and academic partners of Tsek.ph. The inclusion of links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed therein.

For more information, contact us at secretariat[at]tsek.ph.

Ratings

Tsek.ph uses five ratings in classifying claims:

ACCURATE

The statement/claim is demonstrably factual and true.

FALSE

The statement/claim is demonstrably contrary to available facts.

MISLEADING

The statement/claim gives a vague or different impression.

NO BASIS

The statement/claim cannot be verified or fact-checked.

NEEDS CONTEXT

The statement/claim needs more facts or clarification because it may be taken out of context.

Tsek.ph is under a Creative Commons with Attribution license. Intellectual property rights pertaining to the views and information in Tsek.ph, as well as civil and/or criminal liabilities that may arise from them, remain with their respective authors and owners. The content, information and all related data found in Tsek.ph website shall be used solely for academic and noncommercial purpose.

Tsek.ph tries to keep the information up-to-date and correct, but it makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information or related graphics displayed on the website for any purpose

Every effort is made to keep Tsek.ph up and running smoothly; however, Tsek.ph, its media and academic partners take no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to uncontrollable technical issues.

Corrections

Mistakes can be made despite rigorous fact-checking. When that happens, please alert the concerned Tsek.ph partner.