January 14, 2016

Oh my god, they’re back again.

The Associated Press made an important clarification on Thursday, noting that The Backstreet Boys are not, in fact, a former boy band. The news cooperative tweeted the correction, which promoted a story detailing the arrest of Backstreet Boys vocalist Nick Carter:

The story itself also contains a piquant clarification about the venue where Carter got into a scrap; it’s the Hog’s Breath Saloon, not the Hogs Breath Saloon, as the AP notes.

The Boys still appear for fans during an annual cruise and are reportedly working on their ninth album.

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Benjamin Mullin is the managing editor of Poynter.org. He previously reported for Poynter as a staff writer, Google Journalism Fellow and Naughton Fellow, covering journalism…
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