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Newspaper Corrections

LA Times Issues Correction For 100-Year-Old Obit

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.22.2015 | Media

The Los Angeles Times issued a correction this week for an obituary written in 1914. On April 21, the newspaper added this note to an obituary writ...

NY Times Gives Cheney A New Title

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.10.2014 | Media

The New York Times made a pretty important distinction on Tuesday to its recent piece on Dick Cheney: Well, glad we cleared that one up. Now go...

NY Times' Big Joan Rivers Messup

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.05.2014 | Media

Come on, New York Times. By now we've come to appreciate your silly errors and subsequent corrections. But this? Pretty much everyone wa...

New York Times Fixes Big World Cup Mistake

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.17.2014 | Media

The New York Times issued two corrections on a recent article about Germany's victory over Portugal in the World Cup on Monday. The first correctio...

NYT Issues Hilarious Baldwin Correction

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.03.2014 | Media

We must say, this is pretty "hilaria-ous." (Insert your groan here.) The New York Times issued an important correction on Saturday after it stated ...

New York Times Makes Epic Goldman Sachs Flub

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 04.16.2014 | Media

The New York Times accidentally just fired and then rehired Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein all in one week. The newspaper issued a correction on...

Most Sarcastic Newspaper Correction Ever?

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 04.03.2014 | Media

Could this be the most sarcastic newspaper correction ever published? The Mumbai Mirror, an Indian newspaper, issued an epic apology Thursday with ...

This Magazine Apology Is Unbelievable

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 03.28.2014 | Media

Sometimes, "I'm sorry" just isn't enough for some people... A Slovak weekly published a 54-page apology on Thursday for an article it put out in 20...

This Actually Happened

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 03.12.2014 | Media

A local newspaper in the UK needed to clarify some comments it published about an apparent "goat war" on Wednesday morning. That's right. The Argu...

OK, THIS Is The Best Correction Ever

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 03.11.2014 | Media

The New York Times has issued some pretty great corrections before. And we know that we have often refferred to them as "amazing" or the "very best." ...

NYTimes Publishes Correction 161 Years Later

Posted 03.04.2014 | Media

Better late than never? An 1853 report in the New York Times on the story that would eventually be told in the Oscar-winning film "12 Years a Slav...

WHOOPS!

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 03.03.2014 | Media

Bradley who?! The Guardian issued a pretty epic correction Monday when they misidentified Bradley Cooper as Bradley Manning in the Oscar selfie tha...

Economist Issues The Perfect Correction

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.10.2014 | Media

The Economist has issued what can only be described as a beautiful correction about an article from January on drug legalization. If the paper's f...

One Of The Oddest Corrections We Can Remember

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

The New York Times issued a correction Friday that definitely falls up there with the paper's best corrections, like this and this and almost as good ...

The Funniest News Corrections

Posted 10.20.2012 | Comedy

We've already shown you that we receive some pretty hilarious corrections ourselves, but those are nothing compared to the 26 LOL-worthy ones we have ...

Is This The Funniest Newspaper Correction Ever?

Posted 04.11.2012 | Books

Ben Yagoda, author of "About Town: The New Yorker and the World It Made," made a comical error in a New York Times article about commas earlier this w...

The Most Ironic Newspaper Correction Of All Time

Posted 05.06.2012 | Media

In a hilarious twist of irony, the New York Times has issued a correction for its article about an actress who sued IMDB for revealing her age. Ac...

Murdoch Paper Forced To Issue Huge Apology

regrettheerror.com | Posted 10.31.2011 | Media

THE Australian yesterday published an opinion piece by Glenn Milne ("PM a lost cause for warring unions", Page 14) that included assertions about the ...

The Funniest Newspaper Corrections: Retracting The Ridiculous (PICTURES)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

We understand fudging a couple details every now and then. Misprinting a statistic, perhaps? It's bound to happen at some point and a newspaper should...