Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of Jan. 4

Due to an editing error, a Jan. 10 Dear Prudence misspelled Emily Yoffe’s last name.

Due to a photo provider error, a photograph on a Jan. 8 Slatest misidentified Sen. Tammy Baldwin as Sen. Lisa Murkowski. That photo has been swapped out.

In a Jan. 7 Moneybox, Henry Grabar misstated that the value of Elon Musk’s stake in Tesla increased by a factor of 7½. It increased by a factor of 8½.

In a Jan. 6 Slatest, Aymann Ismail misspelled Celine Dion’s last name.


In a Jan. 6 Slatest, Ben Mathis-Lilley misspelled Kaitlan Collins’ first name.

In a Jan. 6 Slatest, Jim Newell misspelled Mitch McConnell’s last name.

Due to an editing error, a Jan. 5 Medical Examiner misstated when the episode of What Next transcribed therein ran. It was Tuesday, not Wednesday.

In a Jan. 5 Users, Aaron Mak misspelled Steve Bannon’s first name.

In a Jan. 4 Slatest, Elliot Hannon misspelled Muhammad Ali’s first name.

A Jan. 1 Brow Beat misstated when Pushing Daisies will begin streaming on HBO Max. It’s Jan. 30, not Jan. 1

In a Dec. 2 Television, Lili Loofbourow misspelled Audrey Hepburn’s first name.

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