Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of Nov. 9

In a Nov. 13 Brow Beat, Willa Paskin misidentified Leta Powell Drake as Leta Powell Blake.

In a Nov. 13 Future Tense, Jennifer Daskal misspelled Dan Svantesson’s last name.

In a Nov. 13 World, Joshua Keating misspelled political scientist John Londregan’s last name.

In a Nov. 12 Jurisprudence, Mark Joseph Stern misidentified Jack Phillips as Jake Phillips.

In a Nov. 11 Industry, Aaron Mak misspelled Jared Thomson’s first name.

In a Nov. 11 Slatest, Joshua Keating misspelled Emmanuel Macron’s first name.


In a Nov. 10 War Stories, Fred Kaplan misidentified GSA Administrator Emily Murphy as Ellen Murphy.

In a Nov. 9 Future Tense, Rebecca Watson misspelled Narendra Dabholkar’s last name.

In a Nov. 9 Politics, Christina Cauterucci misstated when Trump delivered a press conference that broadcasters cut away from. It was Thursday night, not Wednesday night.

In an Oct. 30 Medical Examiner, Margot Finn misstated that Michigan bans abortions after 22 weeks. The state does so after 24 weeks.

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