Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of Nov. 16

In a Nov. 20 Jurisprudence, Mark Joseph Stern misidentified the author of an opinion blocking “conversion therapy” bans. It was Britt Grant, not Lisa Branch.

In a Nov. 19 Life, Shannon Palus misspelled the name of Adriene from Yoga With Adriene.

In a Nov. 19 Politics, Ben Mathis-Lilley misdescribed Philadelphia as a majority-Black city. Its Black residents constitute a plurality but not a majority.

In a Nov. 19 Work, Heather Schwedel misspelled the column name Traumarama.

In a Nov. 18 Family, Aria Alamalhodaei misspelled Jo Jorgensen’s last name and Hillary Clinton’s first name.


In a Nov. 18 Future Tense, Daniel A. Hanley misstated the relationship between John Deere’s repair services and its profit margins as it relates to the company’s equipment sales.

In a Nov. 18 Politics, Jacqui Walpole misspelled Lindsey Graham’s first name.

In a Nov. 13 Future Tense, Jennifer Daskal misstated when the Austrian Supreme Court issued a ruling ordering Facebook to remove a post worldwide. It was in September but only reported on Nov. 12.

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