In the Dec. 1 "Fighting Words," Christopher Hitchens incorrectly stated that Dr. Benjamin Spock, Marcus Raskin, and their alleged co-conspirators were acquitted of charges of conspiracy to counsel evasion of the draft brought against them by Ramsey Clark, when he was Lyndon B. Johnson's attorney general. Only Raskin was acquitted. Spock and three others were convicted, though those convictions were subsequently overturned by a higher court.
In a Nov. 30 "Today's Papers," Andrew Rice incorrectly stated that a disputed New Hampshire law that restricts a minor's access to abortion doesn't allow for exemptions even if the mother's life is at stake. The law would make an exemption if the mother's life was at stake—but it wouldn't take her health into consideration.
In a Nov. 28 "Hollywood Economist," Edward Jay Epstein originally and incorrectly stated that the FCC required broadcast networks to provide their regular programming free to cable operators. The FCC gives broadcast networks the right to negotiate with cable operators, but the result of such negotiation is rarely cash payment.
In a Nov. 23 "In Other Magazines," Bidisha Banerjee incorrectly identified the current Mother Jones as the December/January issue. This issue covers December alone.
In the Oct. 24 "Explainer," Daniel Engber wrote that the largest cluster of interconnected aspens on record spans 17 acres. It covers more than 100 acres.