In the Feb. 9 "Today's Blogs," Melonyce McAfee incorrectly identified blogger Philip Barron as Zebrality. In fact, Barron posts on Waveflux and was also quoted on the Zebrality blog.
In a Feb. 8 "Politics," John Dickerson originally and incorrectly stated that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had been in office three weeks. She had been in office 10 weeks.
In a Feb. 7 "Explainer," Daniel Engber referred to the grandson of the Prophet Mohammed as Ali. Mohammed's grandson, Husayn ibn Ali, is better known as Husayn. The imam known as Ali was Mohammed's cousin.
In a Feb. 7 "Politics," by John Dickerson originally and incorrectly stated that George Bush finished his July 2003 remarks about his State of the Union address at 5 a.m. It was 8 a.m.
In his Feb. 6 "Ad Report Card," Seth Stevenson referred to a young Clydesdale in a Budweiser ad as a pony. The animal was a foal.
In a Feb. 6 "Dispatch," Emily Bazelon stated that a Republican administration was in office when Congress drafted and passed FISA. Republican President Gerald Ford was in office when FISA was drafted and introduced in 1976, but Democrat Jimmy Carter was president when the law passed in 1978.
In a Feb. 4 "Today's Papers," Telis Demos incorrectly stated that cartoons portraying the Prophet Mohammed as a terrorist, which have sparked protest among Muslims, were originally published in a Dutch newspaper. In fact, the cartoons were originally published in a Danish newspaper.
In a Feb. 3 "Sports Nut," Amy Hetletvedt and Amy Sullivan originally and incorrectly stated that Detroit lost half its population between 1970 and 1980. The city lost half its white population during that period. Also, the piece implied that a once-posh Detroit shopping area sat at the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Grand Circus Park. It was between Michigan Avenue and Grand Circus Park.
In Feb. 3 "Sports Nut" by Josh Levin, the final three paragraphs were omitted because of a copy-editing error when the article was orginially published. They have been restored.
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