Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of May 24

In a May 27 Moneybox, Jordan Weissmann misspelled Rep. Ro Khanna’s last name.

In a May 27 Slatest, Elliot Hannon misstated that San Jose is in Southern California.

In a May 27 Television, Willa Paskin misspelled James Corden’s last name.

In a May 26 Jurisprudence, Sofia Andrade misstated that Congress initiates 25th amendment proceedings. The Cabinet does.

In a May 26 Politics, Alina Das misspelled Ahilan Arulanantham’s last name.

In a May 25 Slatest, Jeremy Stahl misidentified the Christian Broadcasting Network as the Christian Broadcast Network.


In a May 25 Sports, Rebecca Schuman misstated that China keeps its domestic gymnastics scores secret and that the 2021 Chinese nationals champion scored a 56.79. China does not release its scores internationally, but it does release them domestically. 56.79 was the winning mark for the 2019 Chinese nationals champion; in 2021, champion Li Shijia scored a 57.689.

Due to an editing error, a May 24 Jurisprudence misidentified Whole Woman’s Health as Whole Women’s Health.

In a May 23 Politics, Jeremy Stahl misidentified Kelly Johnson as Kelly Smith.

In an April 9 Moneybox, Jordan Weissmann misidentified the American Jobs Plan as the American Rescue Plan.

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