Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of Aug. 12

In an Aug. 18 Slatest, Daniel Politi misidentified the location of the Jewish Community Center. It is in Youngstown, not New Middletown.

In an Aug. 16 Future Tense, Stephen Harrison misspelled Stuart Ray’s last name.

The Aug. 15 Man Up show page misidentified Kim Gandy as the president of the National Network to End Domestic Violence. She retired last week.

In an Aug. 14 Future Tense, April Glaser misspelled Micha Breakstone’s first name.

The Aug. 14 What Next show page misidentified Iowa as the first primary state in the presidential campaign. It is the first caucus state.

In an Aug. 13 Brow Beat, Rhodes Murphy misspelled actress Eliza Scanlen’s last name.

In an Aug. 8 Brow Beat, Dana Stevens misattributed a poem by a different David Berman to the Silver Jews frontman.

In an Aug. 7 Future Tense, Stephen Harrison misstated that Scots is a Celtic language. While Scottish Gaelic is, Scots is not. Both have been discussed at the Celtic Knot conference on Wikipedia and indigenous languages from the British Isles.

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