A reader calls out Paul Farhi: I’m sure you’ve got a flood of email coming in today. I just wanted to let you know that your readers are looking out for Dusty’s memory. See the attached email from WaPo media reporter Paul Farhi promising to correct his article that defamed her. I took a screenshot for the … Continue reading Correction Of The Day
From a Guardian piece entitled, “132-year-old rifle found propped up against tree in Nevada desert”: An earlier Reuters version of this story was amended on 16 January 2015 to correct the model of gun mentioned. It is a Winchester Model 1873, not a 1773, as we first said. The headline was also changed to make … Continue reading Correction Of The Day
“An earlier version of this article misidentified the country whose army chased Tommy Caldwell’s kidnappers. It was Kyrgyzstan, not Kyrzbekistan, which does not exist,” – The New York Times. The ambassador to Dirkadirkastan couldn’t be reached for comment.
A touching gesture by a loving family: Kai was shocked by his mum’s openness. “I am so happy with what she has done. This last week has changed everything for me,” Kai said. “I am still me but I am more me than I was a few days ago and feel free.
Josh Marshall flags a doozy from Breitbart that, to do it justice, needs the full screenshot seen below: Of course in real journalism this would require a retraction.
From the NYT: To the Editor: I was grateful to see my book “This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage” mentioned in Paperback Row (Oct. 19). When highlighting a few of the essays in the collection, the review mentions topics ranging from “her stabilizing second marriage to her beloved dog” without benefit of comma, … Continue reading Correction Of The Day
From FiveThirtyEight: An earlier version of this article misidentified Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as the majority leader. A reader adds, “Foreshadowing?”
The most British newspaper correction I’ve ever seen, in the Guardian via @eleanorokane pic.twitter.com/sdNs5GlK0g — Matt Pearce (@mattdpearce) October 12, 2014
“An earlier version of this article referred incorrectly to when Mr. Macron’s wife had been his teacher. It was in high school, not first grade,” – NYT.
“A comment article on 13 August about the European Court of Human Rights said that the supply of heroin and gay porn to prisoners was now a ‘right’. We are happy to clarify that this was not meant to be taken seriously and is not the case,” – the Daily Mail.