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Media Mistakes

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...

Media Gets Things Wrong -- Who Knew?

David Tereshchuk | Posted 03.01.2013 | Media
David Tereshchuk

Little affords me -- and countless columnists like me -- more laughter and shudders combined than reviewing a year of the news media's most egregious errors.

The Year in Media Errors and Corrections 2009

Craig Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Craig Silverman

Every year at this time, I collect the best of the worst in media errors and corrections. Here's a sample of 2009's offerings.

Jason Linkins

Conservative Mag's Cover Says Russert Will 'Predict Our Next President' From Beyond The Grave | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Via Portfolio comes word of a print-media snafu reminiscent of last January's Parade cover story that was ten days off on the news of Benazir Bhutto's...

Jason Linkins

New York Times Discusses 'Fair' Tax, Promotes Innumeracy | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The New York Times' Tom Redburn asks, "Huckabee's Tax Plan Appeals, but Is It Fair?" A good question. A better question: "Tom Redburn can write an a...

Jason Linkins

Sunday's Print Run Of Parade Intimates That Benazir Bhutto Is Still Alive | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a moment worthy of 'Dewey Beats Truman,' Sunday's Parade Magazine went out in newspapers all across the country with a blaring cover headline: "'I ...

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. ...