Corrections from the past week.

Corrections from the past week.

Corrections from the past week.

Slate's mistakes.
May 21 2004 11:20 AM


In the "Faith-Based" from May 18, Steve Waldman misspelled Tim LaHaye's name. Waldman also misspelled the name of the Antichrist figure; the name is spelled Nicolae Carpathia.


In the May 15 "Today's Papers" column, Zachary Roth originally and incorrectly stated that Pentagon officials said Gen. Ricardo Sanchez never signed off on the interrogation methods used in Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison. In fact, Pentagon officials said the actions depicted in the Abu Ghraib photographs would not have been permitted under any military policy.

A May 14 "Moneybox" about gas prices originally described the difference between what convenience stores pay for gas and what they charge for it as an 8.8 percent "margin." That 8.8 percent difference is actually the "markup," not the "margin."

In a May 6 "Music Box," Douglas Wolk distorted a line from a review of Prince's Musicology by Washington Post critic David Segal, truncating it to suggest Segal had written that the album "feels like a comeback." Segal's full sentence reads, "So Musicology feels like a comeback even if it isn't." The reference has now been removed.

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