Ottawa Citizen front page reports that Titanic sank in 2012

Note the date in the photo caption of this Ottawa Citizen front page image from April 7:

Here's the resulting correction that ran Sunday:

RMS Titanic struck an iceberg and sank in the Atlantic Ocean in 1912. An incorrect date appeared in Saturday's Citizen.

The full front page with the photo (click for larger):

Thanks for Garey Ris for pointing this out.
Related: How The New York Times invented disaster coverage with Titanic sinking (Poynter)

  • Craig Silverman

    Craig Silverman ( is an award-winning journalist and the founder of Regret the Error, a blog that reports on media errors and corrections, and trends regarding accuracy and verification.


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