“An earlier version of a summary with this article misstated the former title of Dick Cheney. He was vice president, not president,” – the New York Times.
I expressed disbelief in some Gaza photos. I stand corrected http://t.co/gEt0AieXxz — David Frum (@davidfrum) July 30, 2014 It’s an honorable apology and correction. But it’s hard not to see in the eight tweets that David sent out questioning the integrity of these harrowing images of grief and murder a desperate need not to see … Continue reading Correction Of The Day II
A reader flags it, from this week’s Economist: So glad they cleared that up.
This morning I wrote: First off, it still seems to me that the fury over banned contraception is de trop. Of the twenty forms of contraception mandated as covered in the ACA, Hobby Lobby agreed to fund all but four of them, the ones that could, in their view, be seen as abortifacients. About an hour … Continue reading Correction Of The Day
“In stories published June 3 and June 8 about young children buried in unmarked graves after dying at a former Irish orphanage for the children of unwed mothers, The Associated Press incorrectly reported that the children had not received Roman Catholic baptisms; documents show that many children at the orphanage were baptized. The AP also … Continue reading Correction Of The Day
by Chris Bodenner “An earlier version of this article misquoted a comment from Malachy McCourt on St. Patrick. Mr. McCourt said, ‘My attitude is, St. Patrick banished the snakes from Ireland and they all came here and they became conservatives.’ He did not say St. Patrick banished the slaves from Ireland,” – the New York … Continue reading Correction Of The Day
“Because of an editing error, an earlier version of this article misstated one of the duties of the character Jesse Pinkman, played by Aaron Paul, on “Breaking Bad.” He had to help babysit a D.E.A. informant shackled in the basement. He did not babysit for the informant,” – the New York Times.
If only Bradley's arm was longer. Best photo ever. #oscars pic.twitter.com/C9U5NOtGap — Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 3, 2014 “The original [article] stated that Bradley Manning took Ellen’s selfie. In fact, it was Bradley Cooper. This has been corrected,” – the Guardian, from their Oscar write-up.
D’oh: In an email, [Virginia Republican Party Treasurer Bob] FitzSimmonds said he thought the word he used had the same meaning as “twaddle,” which is defined as foolish speech. “The minute I found out my error, I deleted the post and apologized,” he told Pilot on Politics. “I don’t use that kind of language.” “Also to be clear,” he … Continue reading Correction Of The Day
“An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated [that Christie chief spokesman Michael] Drewniak referred to the Port Authority’s executive director as a “piece of crap.” While Drewniak did call him a “piece of excrement,” it was David Wildstein who referred to the executive director as a “piece of crap,”” – The Star-Ledger.