Corrections

Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of Aug. 24

In an Aug. 28 Politics, Aymann Ismail misspelled Jeanette Núñez’s first name.

In an Aug. 28 Politics, Jim Newell misspelled Joe Kernen’s last name.

In an Aug. 28 War Stories, Fred Kaplan misstated that 2000 was Rudy Giuliani’s last year as mayor of New York. It was his penultimate year.

In an Aug. 27 Slatest, Molly Olmstead misstated that Jacob Blake was killed. He was shot but not killed.

In an Aug. 25 Future Tense, Mason Marks misidentified Stephen Hahn as the acting commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. Hahn is the commissioner.

In an Aug. 25 Jurisprudence, Aviva Shen misstated that Jacob Blake was killed. He was shot but not killed.

In an Aug. 25 Sports, Nick Greene misstated when NBA players entered the bubble in Orlando, Florida, designed to protect them from COVID-19. They entered in late June, not late July.

In an Aug. 24 Slatest, Molly Olmstead misspelled Myron Lizer’s last name.

In an Aug. 19 Future Tense,  Alex Trembath and Zeke Hausfather misstated that San Diego Gas & Electric closed the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. San Diego Gas & Electric is a minority owner of SONGS; the majority owner is Southern California Edison.

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