Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of March 30

In an April 2 Moneybox, Aaron Mak misstated when Pamela from Philadelphia lost her job. It was in March, not April.

In an April 2 Music, Carl Wilson misidentified the 2007 film Music and Lyrics as Words and Music.

Due to a photo provider error, the photo caption for an April 2 War Stories misspelled the name of the Adriatic coast. Fred Kaplan also misspelled Capt. Brett Crozier’s first name.

In an April 1 Books, Rachelle Hampton misspelled Capitol Records.


In an April 1 How to Do It, Rich Juzwiak misspelled Hibiclens.

In an April 1 Jurisprudence, Stephane D. Andrade, Brittany Pearl Battle, and Maretta McDonald misidentified the program Temporary Assistance for Needy Families as Temporary Aid to Needy Families.

In an April 1 World, Laura Kasinof misstated that Yemen is the most populous country in the Middle East. It is Saudi Arabia.


In a March 31 Future Tense, Charles Kenny misspelled Venezuela.

A March 31 Life misspelled Tucson, Arizona.

In a March 31 Politics, Jeremy Stahl misstated that California was the earliest state to order an eviction freeze. It was the earliest to authorize cities to implement such freezes.

In a March 29 Brow Beat, Matthew Dessem misstated the date government officials and film studio executives met to discuss the production of a series of short films to promote the National Recovery Administration. It was Aug. 8, 1933, not Aug. 8, 1932.

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