Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of April 20

In an April 24 Politics, Ashley Feinberg misspelled John Oliver’s first name. She also misstated when a Wall Street Journal report was published. It was published in February, not March.

In an April 23 Sports, Nick Greene misspelled Kliff Kingsbury’s first name.

In an April 22 How to Do It, Stoya misidentified the American Association of Sexuality Experts, Counselors, and Therapists as the American Society of Sexuality Experts, Counselors, and Therapists.

In an April 22 Metropolis, Henry Grabar misspelled Marc Lipsitch’s first name.


In an April 22 Users, Heather Schwedel misspelled the app name Meerkat.

In an April 21 Brow Beat, Rachelle Hampton misspelled Hilary Davidson’s first name.

In an April 21 War Stories, Fred Kaplan misidentified Attorney General William Barr as Robert Barr.

In an April 20 Future Tense, Jane C. Hu misidentified the Ballard Alliance as the Ballard Art Alliance.

In an April 20 Future Tense, Justin Sherman misstated that DNS stands for domain name service. It stands for domain name system.

In an April 20 Jurisprudence, Austin Sarat misspelled Ernest van den Haag’s first and last names.

In an April 13 Politics, William Saletan misstated that Kayleigh McEnany lied about Trump golfing after a terrorist murder. She lied about Obama golfing.

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