In the March 11 "My Goodness," Sandy Stonesifer originally wrote that new guidelines allow withdrawal of life support after total brain death. The new guidelines allow withdrawal of life support after total cardiac death.
In the March 11 "Books," Nathan Heller misspelled Malcolm Cowley's name.
In the March 10 "Music Box," Fred Kaplan misspelled the title of Thelonious Monk's "Crepuscule With Nellie."
In a March 10 "Politics," Christopher Beam incorrectly stated that employers can ask workers how they plan to vote in union elections. Interrogating employees about their votes is illegal.
In the March 9 "Gaming," Leigh Alexander originally mischaracterized the 2007 Japanese movie I Just Didn't Do It. While it's based on a true story, the film is not a documentary.
In the March 6 "Chatterbox," Timothy Noah stated, erroneously, "On the health care page of the White House Web site, there is no mention—none—of the public component to Obama's health care reform." A clause does mention "a new public plan based on benefits available to members of Congress."
In the March 6 "Technology," Farhad Manjoo incorrectly referred to an "attack" on US Airways Flight 1549. The plane was forced to make a water landing when it struck a flock of geese.
In the Feb. 23 "Explainer," Brian Palmer incorrectly stated that the main rotor of a helicopter in "autorotation" turns slowly, allowing for a controlled vertical descent. The controlled descent would not be vertical, and the rotor must maintain its speed.