Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of Jan. 2

In a Jan. 5 Faith-Based, Molly Olmstead misidentified the former Pope Benedict XVI as Pope Benedict XIV.

In a Jan. 3 Pay Dirt, Lillian Karabaic misstated that student loan payments were to resume on June 30, 2022. It’s June 30, 2023.

In a Jan. 3 Slatest, Shirin Ali misstated the value of the NFL as $2.8 billion. Each NFL team is worth between $3 billon and $8 billion.

In a Dec. 30 Slate Quiz, Ray Hamel misstated that the “Freedom Convoy” started in Ottawa, Ontario. It converged in Ottawa.

In a Dec. 27 Politics, Lili Loofbourow misstated that Kennedy delivered the “We have nothing to fear” speech. It was FDR.

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