Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of Dec. 23

In a Dec. 27 Downtime, Rebecca Onion misquoted Maria Sachiko Cecire as recommending Nnedi Okorafor’s Binti trilogy for fans of Harry Potter. She recommended Okorafor’s Akata Witch series.

In a Dec. 27 Moneybox, Jordan Weissmann misstated the estimated cost of the stimulus when it passed. The figure was $787 billion, not $775 billion.

In a Dec. 26 Future Tense, Swapna Krishna misstated when a collision between two satellites occurred. It was in 2009, not 2019.

In a Dec. 23 Faith-Based, Ruth Graham misspelled Liberty University graduate Sam Herrmann’s last name and Cornel West’s first name.

In a Dec. 20 Science, Shannon Palus misstated that Danica McKellar has a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. She has an undergraduate degree from UCLA.

In a Dec. 18 Future Tense, Yael Grauer misidentified Dave Byers as the director of the State Bar of Arizona. He does not hold that position. She also suggested that the State Bar of Arizona was involved with the creation of the disinformation task force. It was not.

Due to an editing error, a Dec. 17 Future Tense misspelled Andes.

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