Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of Dec. 27

In a Jan. 1 Sports, Alex Kirshner originally misstated that Baylor and Ole Miss are ranked No. 8 and No. 9 in the College Football Playoff standings. They are ranked No. 7 and No. 8, respectively.

In a Dec. 30 Movies, Dana Stevens misspelled Gaby Hoffmann’s last name and Mike Mills’ last name.

In a Dec. 27 Movies, Odie Henderson misspelled Rachel Sennott’s last name.

In a Dec. 21 History, Devin Thomas O’Shea misstated that activist Percy Green holds a degree in engineering; he holds a certificate. He also misstated that Green wore a shirt reading “Hire Black Workers” when climbing the Gateway Arch in 1964.

In a Dec. 16 Faith-Based, Molly Olmstead misstated that the historical St. Nicholas was a Turkish bishop. He was the bishop of Myra, which lies within the boundaries of modern-day Turkey but was Greek at the time.

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