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Corrections link displayed on homepage? no
Corrections policy posted? yes
Explicit Instructions? yes
"The Globe welcomes information about errors that call for corrections. Information may be e-mailed to email@example.com or left in a message at 617-929-8230."
Corrections page and information are difficult to find; requires use of site search function. (There is also some confusion caused by the site's distinguising between Web and print, with different links and contact information for each.)
Corrections content is sparse, with items only dating back a few weeks. Corrected items do not appear to contain links to the original stories.
It seems like surreptitious summits are popping up across the media landscape. An August 18 Boston Globe article entitled, "New park layout sneak peak," led with this equally stealthy statement: "Selectmen got a sneak peak at the layout of the new WWII Veterans Memorial Nature Trails, which... Read more
Boston Globe reprint of NYT obituary of FBI agent James Hosty repeats a corrected mistake from the original. James Hosty did not tell the Warren Commission about his destruction of Oswald's note. Hosty did not admit the destruction of the note until 1975 when it was reported in the Dallas Morning... Read more