Slate’s mistakes for the week of Nov. 6.

Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of Nov. 6

Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of Nov. 6

Slate's mistakes.
Nov. 10 2017 4:02 AM


Slate’s mistakes.

In a Nov. 8 Future Tense blog post, Jacob Brogan misspelled Barack Obama’s first name.

In a Nov. 8 Politics, William Saletan mischaracterized the 2009–2017 increase in votes for the Democratic gubernatorial nominee in Virginia as 700 percent. It was 70 percent.


In a Nov. 7 Future Tense blog post, Jaime Green misidentified when the friend of a Facebook user discussed in the piece died. It was a year after graduation, not before graduation.

In a Nov. 7 Brow Beat, Rachel Withers misspelled Slate’s Andrew Kahn’s last name.

In a Nov. 6 Better Life Lab, Alieza Durana misstated that Peiyin Hung’s study on access to obstetric services covered results found between 2000 and 2014. It was from between 2004 and 2014.

In a Nov. 2 Technology article, Christina Bonnington misidentified Slice Intelligence as Slice Analytics.

In a Nov. 2 Future Tense blog post, Jacob Brogan misidentified the Verge as the source of a news article about crows. The article appeared in the Next Web.

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