In a March 21 “Culturebox," Erik Sofge wrote that in the final Twilight novel, Bella and Edward have a baby son. They have a daughter.
In a March 21, “Moneybox,” Matthew Yglesias originally misspelled the name of the town in which Fage's first American plant was located. It's Johnstown, not Johnston.
In a March 21 "Politics," Will Oremus misstated the number of delegates required to win the GOP nomination. The number is 1,144, not 1,114.
In a March 20 “Culturebox” slide show, Heather Murphy misidentified the dog on Season 2 of Downton Abbey as Percy and as a “he.” The dog’s name is Isis, and she is female. (Percy is the name of the real-life dog who lives on the grounds of the filming location.)
In a March 20 "Future Tense," Patrick C. Doherty stated that "18 Colorado Rivers' worth of water" is pumped each year. A Colorado River's worth is a unit of water per time unit, not volume.
In a March 20 “Politics” article, Emily Yoffe misspelled Joseph Wheelan’s last name.
In a March 19 “Crime,” Emily Bazelon called George Zimmerman white, but his father says he identifies as Hispanic.
In a March 16 “Culturebox,” June Thomas described actress Patricia Heaton as a devout Roman Catholic. Although she was raised a Catholic, she now considers herself a Presbyterian.
In a Mar. 16 "Explainer," Will Oremus mistakenly described Alamance County, N.C., as being in Georgia. He also misread an article from the Palm Beach Post to say that a local police officer had twice gone undercover as a high-school student. The officer did so only once.
In a March 16 "XX Factor" post, Virginia Pasley misspelled Katharine Hepburn's first name.
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