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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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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. ...