In a Sept. 29 Double X, Nora Caplan-Bricker misidentified Merriam-Webster lexicographer Emily Brewster as Megan Lunghi. Caplan-Bricker also misidentified who allowed the definitions of “man” and “woman” to stand; it was one of the dictionary's science editors, not Brewster.
In a Sept. 29 Movies, Dana Stevens misstated that Blade Runner 2049 is set 40 years after the original. It’s set 30 years after.
In a Sept. 28 Culturebox, Laura Miller misstated that The Butterfly Effect will be released on iTunes on Oct. 12. The podcast will be released on iTunes on Nov. 3 (it’s available exclusively on Audible until then).
In a Sept. 26 Brow Beat, Marissa Martinelli misspelled Jemele Hill’s first name.
In a Sept. 26 Future Tense, Kevin Bankston misstated the year in which the Electronic Frontiers Forums graduated from a single session to an entire track of programming at Dragon Con. That change occurred in 1999, not 2003.
In a Sept. 25 Interrogation, Isaac Chotiner misspelled Joe Louis’ last name.
In a Sept. 25 Moneybox, Jordan Weissmann misstated that a revised version of Graham-Cassidy would allow Alaskans to continue receiving Obamacare premium subsidies.
In a Sept. 23 Slatest, Daniel Politi misspelled the team name of the Minnesota Vikings.
In a Sept. 19 Video, Robby Berman misstated how long caterpillars pupate before emerging as monarch butterflies. It takes 10–14 days for monarch butterflies to pupate.
In a Sept. 18 Slatest, Ben Mathis-Lilley misstated the location of a Ten Commandments monument that led to the removal from office of former Alabama Judge Roy Moore. The monument was in a public space inside a courthouse, not in a courtroom.
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