In the Oct. 5 “DoubleX,” Katie Roiphe misstated the percentage of Americans who viewed single motherhood as unacceptable.
In the Oct. 5 "Future Tense," Konstantin Kakaes misspelled the last name of John Cramer. He also mischaracterized Voyager 1 as the fastest man-made object. Voyager 1 is the fastest objet to travel outside of the solar system; the New Horizons probe is the fastest-ever man-made object. The article also included the wrong first name for Marc Millis.
In an Oct. 4 "Brow Beat," David Haglund misstated the year in which Nicholson Baker's The Anthologist was published. It was 2009, not 2003.
Because of an editing error, an Oct. 4 "Slatest" post misidentified the name of a medical journal that published a study on injectable contraceptives and HIV risk. The journal is called The Lancet.
In the Oct. 4 "Television," Troy Patterson misidentified the actor who plays Ben Harmon on American Horror Story. It is Dylan McDermott, not Dermot Mulroney.
In an Oct. 3 "Brow Beat" blog post, David Haglund misidentified Richard Reid, known as the "Shoe Bomber," as the "Show Bomber."
In the Oct. 3 "Brow Beat" discussion of Breaking Bad, June Thomas originally misidentified the character who told Skyler "there's no more prolonging the inevitable." It was Walt, not Gus.
In an Oct. 3 "Explainer" column, Brian Palmer mistakenly stated that Rick Perry's family owns a hunting camp with an offensive name. In fact, the family began leasing the camp in 1983. Palmer also mistakenly identified raccoons as rodents. In fact, they are members of the order Carnivora.
In an Oct. 3 “XX Factor” post J. Bryan Lowder misstated the title of the book To Train Up a Child.
In an Oct. 3 post on “The Slatest,” Will Oremus misidentified the biologist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine three days after he died of cancer. His name is Ralph Steinman.