In the March 15 "Fine Whine," Chris Bonanos referred to the United States GAO as the General Accounting Office. It has changed its name to the Government Accountability Office.
In the March 14 "Food," Daniel Engber identified the cochineal beetle as the source of a natural red dye. The dye comes from the cochineal insect.
In the March 12 "Dad Again," Michael Lewis misidentified the racehorse Winsky as a stallion. She is a mare.
In the March 12, "Fighting Words," Christopher Hitchens originally misstated the location of the fields in Saudi Arabia where Shiite workers toil. They are in the eastern region of the country.
In the March 9 "In Other Magazines," Paige Ferrarioriginally and incorrectly quoted the New York Review of Books as saying "Israeli policies have harmed Palestinians suffering from life-threatening illnesses, including women who need twenty-four-four access to hospital care." The correct quote is, "Israeli policies have harmed Palestinians suffering from life-threatening illnesses, including women who need twenty-four-hour access to hospital care." She also mistakenly referred to a New York Review of Books contributor and former ambassador as Paul G. Galbraith. His name is Peter W. Galbraith.
In the March 9 "Today's Blogs," Michael Weiss misidentifed the origin of a blog post. The post originated at Feministe, not My Signature Weapon!
In the March 5 "Explainer," Michelle Tsai incorrectly described the Cherokee Nation as the biggest employer in Oklahoma. That distinction belongs to the state government.
Due to an editing error, a Feb. 8 "Hot Document" stated, incorrectly, that a court in Brevard County, Fla., had granted Air Force Capt. Colleen Marie Shipman a restraining order against astronaut Lisa Nowak, who was arrested for stalking and attacking Shipman. The court declined Shipman's petition. The document displayed in the column was Shipman's petition, and not, as the headline suggested, a court order.