Corrections from the last week.

Corrections from the last week.

Corrections from the last week.

Slate's mistakes.
Aug. 19 2011 8:11 AM


Red pen.

In the Aug. 17 "Moneybox," Bethany McLean misstated the downgrade of the U.S.'s credit rating by Standard & Poor's and Egan Jones. The downgrade was from AAA to AA+, not AA.

In the Aug. 16 "Press Box," the Rupert Murdoch quotation "to find out what the hell was going on" was originally missing the adverb out.


On the Aug. 15 cover of Slate, Michele Bachmann's surname was misspelled.

The Aug. 12 "Gallery" from LIFE Photos originally included an entry for Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker. We have removed that slide because the information it contained was based on a claim that is almost certainly a myth.

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