This being the time of year for "best of" lists, here are some of the best corrections run in the last year: Regret The Error: Crunks '05: The Year in Media Errors and Corrections
Since I'm in Dallas this morning, this one seems oddly apt.
From the Dallas Morning News:Whew. I'm sure the debutantes in Galveston are relieved to learn this.
Norma Adams-Wade's June 15 column incorrectly called Mary Ann Thompson-Frenk a socialist. She is a socialite.
My own hometown paper is hardly exempt, however.
From the New York Times:Ouch. That's gonna leave a mark.
An obituary of the civil rights leader James Forman yesterday misstated a word in describing his call, in 1969, for reparations to be paid by Protestant and Jewish groups for the crimes of slavery. Mr. Forman asked for $500 million for crimes perpetrated against generations of blacks, not "by" them.
Regret The Error: Crunks '05: The Year in Media Errors and Corrections (hat tip: Gawker)