April 3, 2015

Writing a correction isn’t fun, but often reading a correction is. As you can see below, following the corrections that come out of The New York Times is an irregular feature here at Poynter, which my former editor Andrew Beaujon started and my colleague Ben Mullin has carried on. So here, in absolutely no particular order, are screenshots and links to 10 of the best.

NYT Corrects: Pope didn’t open heaven to pets

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NYT corrects: It hasn’t been 924 years since Germany won the World Cup

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NYT corrects: Dick Cheney was never president

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NYT corrects: Bald eagles’ poop isn’t purple

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NYT corrects: It’s ‘Fluttershy,’ not ‘Flutteryshy’

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NYT corrects: St. Patrick banished snakes, not slaves, from Ireland

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NYT corrects: Wookiee has two ‘e’s

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NYT corrects: ‘She is a performer from the show, not a drag queen from the show’

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NYT corrects: Sea level threatens Miami in future, not past

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NYT corrects: Writer’s name is not ‘Chillian J. Yikes’

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Kristen Hare teaches local journalists the critical skills they need to serve and cover their communities as Poynter's local news faculty member. Before joining faculty…
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