In the April 11 "Big Idea," Jacob Weisberg originally stated that Don Imus referred to black women basketball players as "jigaboos." It was Imus' producer Bernard McGuirk who used that term on the program.
In the April 10 "Chatterbox," Timothy Noah misspelled the name of comedian Stephen Colbert and referred erroneously to "Sacha Baron 'Ali G.' Cohen," which suggested the comedian's last name was "Cohen." His last name is "Baron Cohen."
In the April 10 "Moneybox," Daniel Gross misidentified the author of a New York Times story about the AMT. It was Edmund L. Andrews, not Robert Pear.
In the April 10 "Sports Nut," Tom Scocca originally and incorrectly stated that the Baltimore Orioles lost in the first round of the 1997 playoffs. They lost in the second round.
In the April 6 "Moneybox," Daniel Gross misidentified TD Banknorth as TD Northbank.
In the April 6 "Other Web Sites," Tim Wu misspelled the name of the Battleship Yamato.
In the April 6 entry of "Well-Traveled," Matthew Polly originally misidentified the movie in which Muay Thai fighters rolled their resin-wrapped hands in broken glass. It was Kickboxer, not Blood Sport.
In the April 5 "Moneybox," Daniel Gross originally stated that in January 2007, Ford Americas president Mark Fields started paying for his own transportation from Michigan to his home in Florida. Ford is still paying, but Fields now travels on commercial flights.