Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of May 25

Due to an editing error, a May 31 Politics misstated when an article by Julia Craven was published. It was published on Saturday, not Sunday.

In a May 29 Future Tense, Chloe Hadavas misquoted Blaine Cook as saying that a right-wing alternative to Twitter could be a megaland. He said it could be a MAGA-land.

In a May 29 Moneybox, Aaron Mak misspelled Tucson, Arizona.

In a May 29 Music, Carl Wilson misspelled Ace of Base.

In a May 29 Slatest, Elliot Hannon misspelled Josh Campbell’s last name.


In a May 29 War Stories, Fred Kaplan misstated that a CNN crew in Minneapolis had been arrested by the National Guard. They were arrested by state police.

In a May 28 Sports, Shannon Palus misidentified the virtual NYC Half as the Virtual Brooklyn Half.

In a May 27 Slatest, Susan Matthews misstated that a woman had lost two sons to the coronavirus. The woman only had one son.

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