Washington Post confuses one Michael Shamberg with another

Mark Jenkins' preview of a July 14 double feature in Washington, D.C., was illustrated with a photo of filmmaker Michael Shamberg. Unfortunately, there are two filmmakers with that name, as a correction in Tuesday's paper makes clear:

Some quick research by Poynter (here's Michael H. Shamberg's Facebook page) indicates this correction is in little danger of becoming a Barbara Johnson-level problem.

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  • Andrew Beaujon

    Andrew Beaujon reported on the media for Poynter from 2012 to 2015. He was previously arts editor at TBD.com and managing editor of Washington City Paper. He's the author of the 2006 book "Body Piercing Saved My Life," about Christian rock and evangelical Christian culture.


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