Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of Nov. 26

In a Dec. 1 Jurisprudence, Dahlia Lithwick misspelled Erik Prince’s first name as well as the name of Deutsche Bank.

In a Nov. 30 Slatest, Jeremy Stahl misspelled Peter Strzok’s last name.

In a Nov. 30 Jurisprudence, David R. Lurie mischaracterized Blackwater founder Erik Prince as an Amway heir. Prince’s sister, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, is married to former Amway chairman Dick DeVos.

In a Nov. 29 Brow Beat, Hailey Gavin misstated the price of the Genre Candles made by A24 and Joya. They are $48 each, not $24.


Due to a production error, a Nov. 28 If Then show description misstated the scope of Antonio Regalato’s initial reporting.

In a Nov. 27 Television, Heather Schwedel misstated that John Legend and Chrissy Teigen’s daughter, Luna, uses the program FaceTime to speak to the Queer Eye cast on A Legendary Christmas. She uses a different video call app.


In a Nov. 26 Brow Beat, Sam Adams misidentified the composer of The Rite of Spring. It is Stravinsky, not Tchaikovsky.

In a Nov. 26 Politics, Jim Newell misstated that 14 Problem Solvers Caucus members were withholding their votes for Nancy Pelosi for speaker a few weeks ago. It was nine Caucus members, as well as several members-elect.

In a Nov. 26 Sports, Nick Greene misspelled Green Bay wide receiver Davante Adams’ first name.

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