Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of Oct. 21

In an Oct. 27 Brow Beat, Matthew Dessem misstated that the current season of Saturday Night Live was Kenan Thompson’s last. Although his departure was rumored when NBC announced it was making a pilot for a sitcom he’d star in, Thompson later said he has no plans to leave the show.

In an Oct. 26 Interrogation, April Glaser misspelled Jaclyn Cosgrove’s first name.

In an Oct. 25 Brow Beat, Matthew Phelan misstated the track number for the song “Water” off Kanye West’s Jesus Is King. It’s the seventh track, not the ninth.

Due to a photo provider error, a photo caption in an Oct. 25 Politics misidentified the pastor of New Psalmist Baptist Church as Bishop Walter Thompson. He is Bishop Walter Thomas.

In an Oct. 24 Brow Beat, Marissa Martinelli misquoted Kyle Buchanan’s tweet as “Little Women meets 21 Grams.” Buchanan tweeted “Louisa May Alcott meets 21 GRAMS.”

In an Oct. 24 Future Tense, Keith Brown misidentified the ArmaLite AR-15’s designer Eugene Stoner as Eugene Cooper and misstated the history of the U.S. military’s adoption of the Colt M-16.

In an Oct. 23 Industry, Aaron Mak misstated that one of the anti-vax organizations Florida Rep. Bill Posey promoted was the Children’s Defense Fund. It’s Children’s Health Defense.

In an Oct. 22 Brow Beat, Marissa Martinelli misspelled Lynyrd Skynyrd.

In an Oct. 22 World, Joshua Keating misstated that protests in Ecuador were sparked by an increase in fuel subsidies. It was a decrease.

In an Oct. 21 Brow Beat, Isaac Butler misidentified Yiddish coach Sabina Brukner as Sabrina Brukner.

Due to a production error, the photo in an Oct. 21 Jurisprudence was misattributed to the Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society. It is from the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Archives.

In a July 30 Wide Angle, Laura Miller misstated the year in which some of the action of Delia Owens’ Where the Crawdads Sing takes place. It is 1969, not 1965.

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