Paper regrets wishing deceased Etta James happy birthday

Tacoma, Wash., paper regrets wishing the deceased Etta James a happy birthday:

"An item on Page A2 in Wednesday’s paper incorrectly stated that it was singer Etta James’ 74th birthday. James died last week."

  • 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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