Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of Dec. 16

In a Dec. 22 Slatest, Daniel Politi misspelled Kathryn Hall’s first name.

In a Dec. 20 Politics, Jeremy Stahl misidentified a PBS reporter as a CBS reporter.

In a Dec. 20 Slatest, Joshua Keating misidentified Sen. Ron Johnson as a Democrat. He is a Republican.

In a Dec. 20 Slatest, Jordan Weissmann misstated that Pete Buttigieg’s fundraiser took place in a wine cellar. It was in a wine cave.

In a Dec. 20 Sports, Nick Greene misspelled Olivia Colman’s last name.

In a Dec. 18 Future Tense, Yael Grauer misquoted Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. Holmes famously said, “We should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe,” not “utterly vigilant.”

In a Dec. 18 Moneybox, Jordan Weissmann misidentified Rep. Greg Walden as Greg Ogden. He also misstated Walden and Rep. Frank Pallone’s parties. Walden is a Republican, and Pallone is a Democrat.

In a Dec. 18 Movies, Marissa Martinelli misstated when the Cats trailer was released. It was released in July, not October.

In a Dec. 18 Slatest, Molly Olmstead misidentified the author of the quote “It is not merely whether Trump is guilty but also whether the nation will be better off—now and in the future—if he is put on trial and removed” as Jonah Goldberg. It was Greg Weiner.

In a Dec. 17 Future Tense, Margaret Tucker misstated the translation of #RenunciaPiñera as “renounce Piñera” and #ChileDespierta as “Chile woke up.” A more accurate translation is #RenunciaPiñera (resign, Piñera) and #ChileDespertó (Chile woke up).

Due to an editing error, a Dec. 17 Politics misattributed the photographs. They were taken by Adria Malcolm, not Don Usner.

In a Dec. 17 War Stories, Fred Kaplan wrote that U.S. special representative Stephen Biegun attempted to arrange a meeting with his North Korean counterparts in Japan. It was in South Korea.

In a Dec. 16 Slatest, Ben Mathis-Lilley misstated that Donald Trump won Minnesota Rep. Dean Phillips’s district in 2016. Hillary Clinton won the district.

In a Dec. 15 Television, Matthew Dessem misspelled Egyptologist Wilhelm Spiegelberg’s last name.

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