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New York Times Corrections

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 Forced To Run Major Correction In Gore Vidal Obit

Posted 10.02.2012 | Media

The New York Times was forced to run a very memorable correction for its recent obituary of legendary writer Gore Vidal. Vidal died on Tuesday at 8...

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...

New York Times Issues Correction On ACORN Pimp Stories

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The New York Times has issued a correction on its stories about the ACORN pimp scandal. After Public Editor Clark Hoyt acknowledged that the paper wa...

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.

UPDATED: New York Times Finally Corrects Botched Front-Pager on Gitmo Prisoners 'Returning to Jihad'

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Mitchell

Even the correction today does not fess up to other weaknesses in the story. But again, the original article, as the Times admitted today, was botched from the start.

New York Times CorrectionWatch: Brilliant Idea Was Totally Bogus

Melissa Kirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Melissa Kirsch

I tend to think if it's in the Times, it's true. Is this latest gaffe indicative of the breakdown of editorial process in the Age of the Blog?

Paul Burnham Finney's New York Times Correction: Author "Distorted The Survey's Findings To Fit His Theme"

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

An article in the Itineraries pages last Tuesday reported about the increasing stress on business travelers, and cited the findings of "Stress in Amer...

New York Times Retracts Morgan Stanley Chief's "We're Not Gonna Make It" Quote

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The New York Post's Paul Tharp Friday reports that the New York Times has retracted a salacious quote about the Wall Street crisis that appeared in a ...

New York Times Takes Back Miley Cyrus Headline: "She Was Not Topless"

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The New York Times treated yesterday's Miley Cyrus/Vanity Fair story as a business one, running the headline "A Topless Photo Threatens a Major Disney...

New York Times Corrects Blog About Ron Paul That "Should Not Have Been Published"

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A post in The Medium blog that appeared on Monday about the Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul and his purported adoption by white supremacist...

NYT Correction Of The Day: "He Is Brad Pitt, Not Bratt."

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

An Inside summary last Sunday about "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" misspelled the given name of the actor who stars in t...