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Media Corrections

27 Hilarious Literary Corrections That Will Ruin Your Trust In The Media

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 01.19.2015 | Books

Writers and editors, like the rest of us, sometimes find themselves saying, "I've made a huge mistake." Errors sometimes find their way into book revi...

Biggest Media Screw-Ups Of 2013

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

The media made some notable mistakes in 2013, some jaw-dropping, some hilarious and some just cringe-worthy. When two bombs exploded at the Boston...

Poynter's Biggest Media Corrections Of 2011

Posted 12.19.2011 | Media

Poynter's Craig Silverman released his annual roundup of the year's biggest media errors and corrections on Sunday. The President Obama/Osama Bin ...

Jason Linkins

How To Know Whether You Are Talking To Darrell Issa On The Phone: A Primer

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Daily Beast's Howard Kurtz had to offer up an amazing correction today, owing to the fact that in a Nov. 27 post, he incorrectly referred to a spokesman for Darrell Issa, as Darrell Issa himself.

Howard Kurtz Correction: Most Embarrassing Ever?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Daily Beast's Howard Kurtz added a whopper of a correction on Wednesday to a story he'd written nearly two months earlier, in late November. The c...

Best Correction EVER?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

TBD.com writer Amanda Hess made a most unfortunate typo in a story published last week--one that resulted in an all-time classic of a correction. T...

MTV News Canada Issues Hilarious Correction About Rapper T.I.

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MTV News Canada is giving the Washington Post a run for its money. Shortly after RegretTheError picked a Washington Post correction about rap group P...

The Year In Media Errors And Corrections

Regret The Error | Craig Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Barack Obama appears to be a magnet for press errors. He was mistaken for "Osama" in two (1,2) news reports by CNN, and in one by the New York Post. ...