Browse Bugs / Media Outlets / New York Times
Corrections link displayed on homepage? yes
Links to daily corrections page at http://www.nytimes.com/ref/pageoneplus/corrections.html
Corrections notices link to corrected story pages.
Corrections policy posted? yes
Here is the full policy as of Oct. 2010: "The Times welcomes comments and suggestions, or complaints about errors that warrant correction. Messages on news coverage can be e-mailed firstname.lastname@example.org or left toll-free at 1-888-NYT-NEWS (1-888-698-6397). Comments on editorials may be e-mailed to email@example.com or faxed to (212) 556-3622. Readers dissatisfied with a response or concerned about the paper's journalistic integrity may reach the public editor at firstname.lastname@example.org or (212) 556-7652."
Explicit Instructions? yes
Send email to email@example.com or call 1-888-NYT-NEWS (1-888-698-6397).
In his December 11, 2012 Opinionator column ("Pesticides: Now More Than Ever"), Mark Bittman writes, "I was impressed by a statement by the American Association of Pediatrics — not exactly a radical organization — warning parents of the dangers of pesticide and recommending... Read more
Already have done a blog post summarizing it here: http://wattsupwiththat.com/2012/12/13/nyt-robert-f-kennedy-jr-and-david-crane-have-no-clue-about-how-grid-tied-solar-power-actually-works-with-the-grid/ In a nutshell, power companies require solar power systems to shut off when grid goes down... Read more
"Besides, Gervais said he had heard that the Hollywood Foreign Press Agency was deciding between his returning 'or no host at all.' 'So basically, I beat no one,' he said with a laugh." The name of the org is the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. http://www.goldenglobes.org/ Read more
The Times mistakenly identifies the Bay Citizen as the "Bay Observer." (Odd, not only because the Times partners with the Bay Citizen, but also because the link on "Bay Observer" in the piece leads to the Bay Citizen's pages.) "The portrayal of Mr. Lee as part of an old-guard machine gained some... Read more
A pure he-said-she-said story with no attempt to adjudicate: the article's second half is given over to PR executiveTom Harris, introduced as "executive director of the International Climate Science Coalition" (which Harris is permitted to describe: "...climate realists"); yet Harris has no climate... Read more
NY Times in print yesterday and still on the Web today reported that golfer Padraig Harrington is from Northern Ireland. He's for Ireland--grew up near Dublin. (Catch from Kelly Fincham at Hofstra U.) http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/25/sports/golf/trying-to-recapture-glory-before-seasons-end.html Read more
Thomas Friedman wrote: "How could Republicans become so anti-environment, just when the country is going green? Historically speaking, 'Republicans can claim as much credit for America’s environmental leadership as Democrats,' noted Glenn Prickett, senior vice president at Conservation... Read more
On Tuesday, January 19, 2010, the Times published a page-one article about Al Eman University in Sana, Yemen, where my son, John Lindh, was enrolled briefly in 1999, when he was 19 years of age (“At Yemen College, Scholarship and Jihadist Ideas”). This article asserted... Read more
On Sunday, January 17, 2010, the Times published a feature article about Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the young Nigerian accusesd of attempting to blow up an airliner on Christmas Day (“Lonely Trek to Radicalism for Terror Suspect”). The article cited John Lindh as a supposed... Read more
In 2002, John Walker Lindh pled guilty to fighting for the Taliban and was later sentenced to 20 years in prison. In its coverage of Lindh's guilty plea, the New York Times wrote, in a July 16, 2002 story by Neil Lewis: Mr. Lindh agreed to plead guilty to one of the 10 counts in the... Read more