Corrections

Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of July 29

In an Aug. 4 Politics, Dahlia Lithwick misspelled Virginia Beach. Due to a photo provider error, the caption misidentified Dayton, Ohio, as Denton, Ohio.

In an Aug. 4 Slatest, Matthew Dessem misidentified the source of footage of smugglers near El Centro, California. The footage was from U.S. Customs and Border Protection, not CPB.

In an Aug. 3 Slatest, Daniel Politi misspelled Darrell Scott’s first name.

In an Aug. 2 Slatest, Rachelle Hampton misspelled Benjamin Decker’s last name.

Due to a production error, the Aug. 1 Political Gabfest misstated the title of this episode. It is the “Dark Psychic Force” Edition, not the “Dark Psychic Energy” Edition.

In a July 31 Downtime, Ruth Graham misstated that Union Pacific manufactured the Big Boy steam engines. ALCO produced them for Union Pacific.

A July 30 How To! misspelled Sophie Power’s last name.

In a July 30 Jurisprudence, Bill Ong Hing misstated that Justice Antonin Scalia joined the majority opinion in INS v. Cardoza-Fonseca. He concurred in the judgment but did not join the majority opinion.

In a July 29 Politics, Ruth Graham misstated that Alveda King is the daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. She is his niece.

In a July 27 Television, Inkoo Kang misstated that two characters on Orange Is the New Black were put on death row. They were given life sentences.

In a July 26 Jurisprudence, Jeremy Stahl misstated that a 3-year-old immigrant named Sofi was reunited with her family because of a court order. She was reunited with the help of the advocacy group Immigrant Families Together.

In a July 24 Movies, Dana Stevens misidentified the LaBiancas as Sharon Tate’s next-door neighbors. The LaBiancas lived in a different Los Angeles neighborhood, where they were neighbors to another man, at whose house the Manson crew had once partied.

In a July 18 Brow Beat, Inkoo Kang misstated that a character in The Art of Self-Defense was killed by a gun. He was mauled to death by a dog.

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