The Jewish Daily Forward wins the prize for best correction of the week. Read More
Dept. of Corrections
A recent New York Times article misidentified Graydon Carter as an investor in Keith McNally’s Minetta Tavern.
“An article on Monday about Hollywood’s displeasure with Vanity Fair’s sharper celebrity coverage erroneously included one establishment on a list of restaurants in which its editor, Graydon Carter, invests,” read the Times‘s correction. “Mr. Carter invests in the Beatrice Inn and Monkey Bar, but he is not an investor in the Minetta Tavern.” Read More
In an update to their China visa story, The New York Times misstated the name of their own Beijing bureau chief’s job title.
“Correction: January 4, 2013 An earlier version of this article misstated the job title of Philip P. Pan. He is the new Beijing bureau chief of The New York Times, not the China bureau chief,” The New York Times wrote.
Correction appended! Read More
Nanette Vonnegut, daughter of Slaughterhouse Five author Kurt, wrote a letter to Harper’s to correct a parenthetical assertion in the October “New Books” column that she was once married to mustachioed talk show host Geraldo Rivera. She was not, but her sister was. Read More
Someone would like you to know that alleged terrorist, Ahmed Abu Khattala, was drinking a strawberry frappe, not a mango juice, at a hotel in Benghazi, as he spoke to New York Times reporter David D. Kirkpatrick about his suspected involvement in the attack on the U.S. Consulate last month.
Mr. Abu Khattala’s beverage was initially erroneously reported, but, in perhaps the best correction to date, the Times has updated the story with the full correct details about the drink the terror suspect was sipping while scoffing at the US. Read More