Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of May 16

In a May 18 Future Tense, Sean Steinberg misstated that cybersecurity journalist Jeremy Kirk’s stepfather’s computer was hijacked by ransomware. It was Kirk’s father-in-law’s computer.

In a May 18 Jurisprudence, Matthew W. Hughey misstated that Elliot Rodger killed three people. He killed six.

In a May 13 Books, Amanda Montei misdescribed women’s workforce participation as being at a 30-year low. It has actually rebounded to pre-pandemic levels.

In an April 11 Politics, Colin Jerolmack and Amy Westervelt misidentified Heaven Sensky as a fracking leaseholder.

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