In the Sept. 10 "Culture Gabfest," Stephen Metcalf referred to the proprietor of the blog Naked Capitalism, Ives Smith, as a "he." Ives Smith is a woman.
In a Sept. 4 "Technology" column, Farhad Manjoo incorrectly referred to a Firefox add-on as Tabs Mix Plus. It is Tab Mix Plus. He also misstated that Firefox 3.1 is "available in beta." The current release is an alpha version.
In the Sept. 4 "XX Factor XXtra," Hanna Rosin misidentified W. Bradford Wilcox as a historian. Wilcox is a sociologist.
In the Aug. 20 "Food" column, Paul Collins misspelled Edgar Allan Poe and Fannie Farmer.
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