Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of March 25

In a March 31 Brow Beat, Matthew Dessem misspelled actress Sophia Loren’s last name.

In a March 29 Brow Beat, Natalia Winkelman misstated that Agnès Varda was the first woman to win an honorary Oscar. She was the first female director to win the award. She also misstated the year La Pointe Courte was released. It was 1955, not 1995.

In a March 28 Jurisprudence, Jeremy Stahl misstated the timing of California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s announcement of a state moratorium on the death penalty. It was earlier this month, not two weeks ago.

In a March 27 Slatest, Joshua Keating misidentified the United Kingdom as Great Britain. Great Britain refers only to the island that includes England, Scotland, and Wales.

In a March 27 Slatest, Ben Mathis-Lilley misspelled Stacey Abrams’ first name.

In a March 26 Brow Beat, Marissa Martinelli misstated the amount of the bond Jussie Smollett forfeited to the city of Chicago. It was $10,000, not $100,000.

In a March 26 Future Tense, Stephen Harrison misstated Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight’s role in Wikipedia’s 2018 Gender Equity Report. She co-facilitated it; she did not compile it.

A March 26 Industry misstated that Rebecca Stack-Martinez is a full-time driver for both Uber and Lyft. She currently only drives for Uber.

In a March 26 Life, Rachelle Hampton misspelled Zackary Drucker’s first name.

Due to an editing error, a March 26 Moneybox misstated that yields on 10-year Treasury bonds had fallen below those of “the-month note.” They fell below those of “the three-month bill.”

In a March 26 Slatest, Molly Olmstead misspelled Erich Ludendorff’s last name.

In a March 26 Working show page, June Thomas misstated the age at which Mary Stevenson made her career switch. She was in her mid-60s when she shifted careers, not in her late 50s.

In a March 24 Slatest, Daniel Politi misidentified Keurig Dr. Pepper as Keurig Green Mountain, the company’s former name.

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