Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of Dec. 30

A Jan. 3 Brow Beat misspelled composer Hildur Guðnadóttir’s last name.

Due to an editing error, a Jan. 3 War Stories misidentified Jim Mattis as the former head of U.S. Special Operations Command. He was the head of Central Command.

In a Jan. 2 Brow Beat, Marissa Martinelli misspelled Jon M. Chu’s first name.

In a Jan. 2 Politics, Ben Mathis-Lilley misstated that the Partnership for America’s Health Care Future had “boosted” Pete Buttigieg’s campaign with attacks on “Medicare for all.” The group has also attacked public option plans such as Buttigieg’s.

In a Dec. 30 Slatest, Daniel Politi misstated who filmed video of a confrontation between police and 70-year-old Barbara Pinkney. It was Pinkney’s granddaughter-in-law, not her daughter-in-law.

In a Dec. 30 Users, Shannon Palus misspelled Alyssa Mastromonaco’s last name.

In a Dec. 29 Brow Beat, Matthew Dessem misidentified the film Ash Is Purest White as Ash Is the Purest White.

In a Dec. 27 Moneybox, Jordan Weissmann misspelled Rick Santelli’s last name and the name of the Phillips curve.

In a Dec. 24 Brow Beat, Heather Schwedel misstated that Boko Haram was among the dangers that prevented the Safdies from shooting Uncut Gems in Ethiopia. That terrorist organization is not active in Ethiopia.

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