Slate’s mistakes for the week of Dec. 25.

Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of Dec. 25.

Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of Dec. 25.

Slate's mistakes.
Dec. 29 2017 4:03 AM


Slate’s mistakes.

In a Dec. 31 Slatest, Nick Greene misstated the halftime score of the Patriots-Jets game. It was 21–3 Patriots, not 20–3.

In a Dec. 29 Brow Beat, Sara Luterman misidentified the character Dr. Jared Kalu as Dr. Jared Balu. She also misspelled Chukuma Modu’s first name.


In a Dec. 28 Music Club, Ann Powers misstated the date of Jessi Zazu’s death. It was in September, not June.

In a Dec. 27 Future Tense blog post, Christina Bonnington misstated that the artificial intelligence program AlphaGo Zero had beaten the original AlphaGo program 100 to 1. It had beaten it 100 to 0.

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