Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of Oct. 19

Due to an editing error, an Oct. 23 Dear Prudence podcast show page included the incorrect audio. It has been fixed.

In an Oct. 23 Movies, Sam Adams misspelled Margery Sharp’s first and last name.

An Oct. 21 Culture Gabfest show page misspelled Eleanor Bindman’s last name.

In an Oct. 21 How to Do It, Stoya misspelled Erika Lust’s first name.

Due to an editing error, an Oct 21 Politics mischaracterized the mission of the Puerto Rican nonprofit group Proyecto 85.


In an Oct. 21 Sports, Joel Anderson misspelled Tim MacMahon’s last name.

In an Oct. 21 World, Nitish Pahwa misidentified Justine D’Souza as Justine House.

In an Oct. 20 Sports, Nick Greene misspelled Le’Veon Bell’s first name.

In an Oct. 19 Politics, Jim Newell misstated that Nancy Pelosi said in a Wednesday conference call that she wants a deal “as soon as possible.” That call took place Monday.

In an Oct. 15 Movies, Matthew Dessem misstated that Joni Mitchell testified during the trial of the Chicago 7. She did not, but Judy Collins did. Additionally, he misstated that Jerry Rubin and Abbie Hoffman were not wearing police uniforms under the judicial robes they wore to court one day. Hoffman did wear a Chicago Police Department uniform.

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