Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of March 4

In a March 8 Slatest, Molly Olmstead misstated that Chelsea Manning was an officer. She was an intelligence analyst.

In a March 7 Life, Ruth Graham misidentified former Rider University dean Cynthia Newman as Catherine Newman.

In a March 7 Slatest, Ben Mathis-Lilley misspelled Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s last name.

In a March 6 Future Tense, April Glaser misidentified the state Sen. Roger Wicker represents. It is Mississippi, not Louisiana.

In a March 6 Industry, April Glaser misspelled Kelly Ellis’ first name.


In a March 6 Industry, Will Oremus misidentified Alex Stamos as Facebook’s former CFO. He is its former chief security officer.

In a March 6 Moneybox, Jordan Weissmann misstated how much steel users will end up paying for each new job created. It’s $650,000, not $650,00.


In a March 5 Brow Beat, Heather Schwedel misspelled Jason Priestley’s last name.

In a March 5 Politics, Jordan Weissmann misspelled the name of the ethnic group the Uighurs.

In a March 1 Future Tense, Evan Selinger misidentified Safiya Umoja Noble as a professor at UCLA. She is currently at USC, though she will be joining UCLA later this year.

Due to a production error, a Jan. 25 Hit Parade was published with the wrong Spotify playlist.

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