Corrections from the last week.

Corrections from the last week.

Corrections from the last week.

Slate's mistakes.
Feb. 19 2010 7:10 AM


In a Feb. 19 "Five Ring Circus," Meghan O'Rourke originally stated that Evgeni Plushenko landed two quad jumps in the men's free skate program. He landed one.

In the Feb. 18 "Prescriptions," Timothy Noah misstated which company asked state regulators for a 56 percent increase in nongroup premiums. It was BlueCross BlueShield of Michigan, not BlueCross BlueShield of Maine.


In the Feb. 18, "Movies," Dana Stevens incorrectly identified actor Elias Koteas as Robert DeNiro. She also incorrectly identified producer Val Lewton as a director.

In a Feb. 17 " Slatest" entry, Jessica Loudis misidentified a BBC reporter as Ryan Gosling. His name was Ray.

In the Feb. 16 "Human Nature," William Saletan originally wrote that O'Donnabhain had surgery to turn her testicles and penis into a vagina and clitoris. He meant scrotum and penis.

In a Feb. 15 "Culturebox," Troy Patterson originally misquoted Robert Warshow's definition of a critic. He also misstated the title of Nathanael West's The Day of the Locust.

In a Feb. 15 " Five-Ring Circus," Jessica Dweck originally misstated the first name of a professor at the University of Bath. He is Richard, not Robert, Guy. 

In the Feb. 11 " DoubleX," Sara Marcus incorrectly referred to the Screaming Females' Melissa Paternoster. Paternoster's first name is Marissa.

In the Jan. 19 " Green Lantern," Nina Shen Rastogi wrote that plastic items marked No. 1 and No. 2 are nearly always accepted by curbside recycling programs. Only bottles and jugs marked with those numbers are collected widely.

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