Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of Sept. 27

In an Oct. 1 Industry, Zamaan Qureshi misstated that Carolyn Everson resigned from Facebook shortly before the release of emails in which she questioned the company’s audience measurements. She resigned after they were released.

In an Oct. 1 Television, Lili Loofbourow misspelled Denis McDonough’s first name.

In a Sept. 30 Movies, Dana Stevens misspelled Jon Bernthal’s first name.

In a Sept. 29 Jurisprudence, Roshan Abraham misstated that data about how many people had been at Rikers Island for more than 600 days was from May 2010. It was from May 2021.


In a Sept. 29 Jurisprudence, Dahlia Lithwick misspelled Marsha Blackburn’s first name.

In a Sept. 28 Moneybox, Jordan Weissmann misspelled Sen. Thom Tillis’ last name.

In a Sept. 28 Sports, Ben Mathis-Lilley misspelled Giannis Antetokounmpo’s last name.


In a Sept. 28 War Stories, Fred Kaplan misstated that George Floyd was shot by police.

In a Sept. 27 Jurisprudence, Jonathan Allen and Mark Joseph Stern misidentified Jackson Women’s Health Organization as Jackson Women’s Health Center.

In a Sep. 27 Television, Sam Adams misidentified the church in Midnight Mass as St. Michael’s. It’s St. Patrick’s.

Due to an editing error, a Sept. 26 Dear Prudence misstated the date when a Prudie letter on infertility was published. It was published on July 3, 2018, not Sept. 23, 2021.

In a Sept. 24 Jurisprudence, Jeremy Stahl misstated that Joe Biden won Maricopa County, Arizona, by fewer than 11,000 votes in the 2020 election. He won the entire state of Arizona by fewer than 11,000 votes.

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