Slate's Mistakes for the Week of Sept. 3, 2012

Slate's mistakes.
Sept. 7 2012 3:15 AM


Slate's mistakes.

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Photograph by Gabriela Insuratelu.

In a Sept. 7 "Politics," David Weigel referred to John McCormack as a reporter for the Washington Times. He writes for the Weekly Standard.

In a Sept. 6 “Sports Nut” NFL dialogue entry, Tom Scocca originally misstated the year in which Robert Tisch was recruited to help Baltimore land an NFL team. It was 1991, not 1993.

In a Sept. 6 "Politics," John Dickerson misspelled the last name of Tony Coelho.

In a Sept. 5 "DoubleX," Amanda Schaffer misstated the name of Seth Mnookin's book The Panic Virus.

In a Sept. 4 "Future Tense" blog post, Will Oremus mistakenly identified English author Neil Gaiman by his middle name, Richard.

In the Sept. 4 "Reckoning," Michael Moran referred to Warren G. Harding's 1924 presidential race. Harding ran for president—and won—in 1920 but was dead by 1924.

In the Sept. 3 “Reckoning,” Michael Moran misspelled the Glass-Steagall Act.

In an Aug. 29 "Medical Examiner," Bill Gifford misstated the name of Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

In an Aug. 9 "XX Factor" post, Katy Waldman misidentified Georgia Institute of Technology professor Jennifer Carson Marr as Jennifer Mason Carr.

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