Corrections

Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of May 17

In a May 21 Slatest, Elliot Hannon misidentified Jeremy Gray as James Gray.

In a May 20 Politics, William Saletan misstated that in the Economist/YouGov poll, the pro-Trump Republican candidate, without help from dissenting Republican voters, would lose to the Democratic candidate by 7 points. Dissenting Republican voters would account for only part of that deficit. The full 7-point gap would be the result of losing all voters—Republicans, Democrats, and independents—who had supported the anti-Trump Republican candidate.

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In a May 19 Video Games, Karen Han misspelled character Freddy Krueger’s last name.

Due to a transcription error, a May 18 Life misquoted Taylor Jones as saying the certified level of accuracy for courtroom transcriptions in Philadelphia is 90 to 95 percent. It is 95 to 98 percent.

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In a May 18 War Stories, Fred Kaplan misspelled Lecia Brooks’ first name.

In a May 17 Television, Sarah Halle Corey misspelled Busy Philipps’ last name. She also misidentified the TV show I May Destroy You as I Will Destroy You.

A May 15 Brow Beat misspelled the name of CNN’s RidicuList.

Due to a transcription error, a May 14 Life misquoted Robin DiAngelo as saying she uses her platform “to amplify Black racism.” She said she uses her platform “to amplify Black voices.”

Slate strives to correct all errors of fact. If you’ve seen an error in our pages, let us know at corrections@slate.com. General comments should be posted in our Comments sections associated with each article.

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