Slate's mistakes for the week of Oct. 22, 2012.

Slate's Mistakes for the Week of Oct. 22, 2012

Slate's Mistakes for the Week of Oct. 22, 2012

Slate's mistakes.
Oct. 26 2012 3:00 AM


Slate's mistakes.

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In the Oct. 25 "Movies," Dana Stevens dated the release of the novel Cloud Atlas to 2005. it was published in 2004.

In an Oct. 25 "Slatest" post, Josh Voorhees misspelled the last name of historian Douglas Brinkley.

In an Oct. 24 “Politics,” David Weigel misidentified the town Obama said he visited in Israel. It is Sderot, not Storok.


In an Oct. 23 “Politics,” Fred Kaplan referred to Libya in a description of Mitt Romney’s views on Syria. He also misspelled the first name of Bashar Assad.

In the Oct. 23 “Roiphe,” Katie Roiphe misspelled the first names of Ann Romney and Christiane Amanpour and the last name of George Stephanopoulos.

In an Oct. 23 “Television,” June Thomas misspelled Don’t Trust the B___ in Apartment 23 creator Nahnatchka Khan’s last name.

In an Oct. 22 "Double X," Dan Kois misspelled the name of toy retailer FAO Schwarz.


In an Oct. 22 “Future Tense” blog post, Will Oremus misstated the year of the Lorca earthquake in Argentina. It was 2011, not 2009.

In an Oct. 22 “Moneybox,” Matthew Yglesias misspelled Microsoft blogger Paul Thurrott’s last name.

In an Oct. 22 “TV Club,” Chris Kirk misspelled the name of The Walking Dead character Lori.

In the Oct. 19 “Spectator,” Ron Rosenbaum referred to the "George Wallace assassination." Wallace survived the 1972 attempt on his life.

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