Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of July 16

In a July 22 Slatest, Daniel Politi misidentified the man with whom the owner of a convenience store argued over a parking space in a Florida shooting. It was Michael Drejka, not Markeis McGlockton.

In a July 21 Slatest, Daniel Politi misspelled the name of the National Enquirer.

In a July 20 Science, Aaron Mak misspelled Logikcull software.

In a July 20 Slatest, Jeremy Stahl misstated the date of an attorney-client privilege ruling in Michael Cohen’s Southern District of New York case. It was Thursday, not Friday. The name of the National Enquirer was also misspelled as the National Inquirer.

In a July 20 Sports, Christina Cauterucci misstated that the 2015 Women’s World Cup was in China. It was in Canada.

Due to an editing error, a July 19 Jurisprudence originally said that Judge Brett Kavanaugh seems to think centralizing executive powers is unconstitutional. He seems to think decentralizing those powers is unconstitutional. Also Jed Shugerman originally described independent agencies as being 150 years old. They are 130 years old.

In a July 19 Brow Beat, Nitish Pahwa misstated that the Coup used samples on the songs “Takin’ These” and “Ghetto Manifesto.” The group did not use samples on these songs. He also misstated that the album Sorry to Bother You uses more live instruments and fewer samples than the group’s previous albums. In fact, the group used live instrumentation throughout most of its work, with little sample use.

In a July 18 Movies, Inkoo Kang misidentified the interview subject in the documentary McQueen who tells a story about going to McDonald’s. It was Alexander McQueen’s boyfriend, not his brother.

In a July 17 Moneybox, Jordan Weissmann misspelled Kevin Hassett’s last name.

In a July 17 Politics, Lili Loofbourow misspelled Czechoslovakia.

In a July 17 Slatest, Joshua Keating misidentified Mike Pompeo as the secretary of defense. He is the secretary of state.

In a July 17 Slatest, Josh Voorhees misspelled ProPublica.

Due to a production error, a July 16 Hang Up and Listen episode was mistakenly linked for non–Slate Plus users. The link has been fixed.

In a July 16 Slatest, Joshua Keating misspelled Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s last name.

In a July 16 Slatest, Jim Newell misidentified Sen. Chuck Schumer as majority leader. He is the minority leader.

In a July 14 Sports, Henry Grabar misspelled Emmanuel Macron’s first name.

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