Slate’s mistakes for the week of Aug. 14.

Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of Aug. 14

Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of Aug. 14

Slate's mistakes.
Aug. 18 2017 4:09 AM


Slate’s mistakes.

In an Aug. 17 Movies, Dana Stevens misidentified the Logan Lucky characters the Bang brothers as Cal and Earl (Jim O’Heir and Charles Halford). They are Sam and Fish (Brian Gleeson and Jack Quaid). The article also misattributed the photo credit. The photo is by Fingerprint Releasing and Bleecker Street, not Amazon Studios.

In an Aug. 17 Slatest, Ben Mathis-Lilley misidentified Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest as Nathaniel Bedford Forrest.


In an Aug. 15 Brow Beat, Matthew Dessem misstated that Jimmy Kimmel Live! airs live. It is pre-taped.

Due to an editing error, an Aug. 14 Brow Beat misspelled Game of Thrones character Jaime Lannister’s first name.

In an Aug. 14 Jurisprudence, Dahlia Lithwick and Mark Joseph Stern misstated that Klansmen marched in Skokie, Illinois, in 1977. It was neo-Nazis who marched.

In an Aug. 13 Politics, Tom Perriello misstated that Corey Stewart came within 1 percent of winning the Republican nomination for governor of Virginia. He came within 1 percentage point.

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