Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of Nov. 22

In a Nov. 24 Jurisprudence, Nicole Lewis mislocated Charlottesville. It is in Virginia, not Georgia.

In a Nov. 23 Future Tense, Julia Craven misspelled Paul Auwaerter’s last name.

In a Nov. 23 Industry, Aaron Mak misstated that Cher Scarlett had started a wage survey within Apple’s Slack. She had launched a separate survey outside of the company’s Slack.

In a Nov. 23 Jurisprudence, Nicole Lewis misstated that the elder McMichael had a shotgun while they were pursuing Ahmaud Arbery. He had a handgun.


In a Nov. 23 War Stories, Fred Kaplan misspelled Ukrainian Brig. Gen. Kyrylo Budanov’s first name. Kaplan also misstated that the Minsk II agreement was signed under Soviet-imposed duress. It was Russia-imposed duress.

The Nov. 23 What Next show page misstated that Kyle Rittenhouse crossed state lines with a semi-automatic rifle. He came into possession of the rifle once he was already in Wisconsin.


In a Nov. 21 Music, Ben Zimmer misstated the year in which a photo of a pro-choice rally was taken. It was from 1989, not 1995.

In a Nov. 19 Movies, Nadira Goffe misstated that James C. Nicola was a former director of the New York Theater Workshop. He is still the artistic director of the NYTW.

In a Nov. 19 Movies, Ellin Stein misstated that Venus Williams made it to the final round of the Bank of the West Classic before losing to the world No. 2. She lost to the world No. 2 in the second round.

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