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Bug #40132 open:responded to
The Future is Now

A wire story, (Plans for Tokyo Olympics Marred by Stadium Mess, Logo Fuss*) published on September 9, 2015, comparing preparations for the 1964 and 2020 Tokyo Olympics states: "Today, 56 years on, Japan's image is on the line" but it has only been 51 years since 1964. Unless the future is now. Read more

Bug #39888 open:under discussion
Inaccuracy - It's All the Rage

  In a recent New York Times’ Dealbook column (“Senator Elizabeth Warren’s Misplaced Rage at Obama’s Treasury Nominee”), Andrew Ross Sorkin takes issue with an article penned by Senator Elizabeth Warren for the Huffington Post. In her HuffPo commentary Warren... Read more

Bug #39875 open:under discussion
"Child" Missing

When people opened their New York Times this November 11, they might have read an article under a headline that said,“Palestinian Shot by Israeli Troops at Gaza Border.” Then again maybe they didn’t, and for all the wrong reasons.  Writing in the Fairness and Accuracy in... Read more

Bug #38132 closed:corrected
More Than an Association

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

Bug #38068 closed:unresolved
Factual error about grid-tied solar panels being used as power backup after storms

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

Bug #37090 closed:unresolved
Stealing emails from climate scientists is a "crime"

Anne Jolis reviews climate scientist Michael Mann's book.  It's riddled with typical denial attacks beginning with the subtitle that implies that the link between fossil fuel, greenhouse gases, and climate change is still something to be "argued." The thing that really caught my eye is this... Read more

Bug #31236 closed:corrected
Gervais profile misstates name of Golden Globes organization

"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

Bug #30382 closed:corrected
NYT calls the Bay Citizen the "Bay Observer"

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

Bug #30348 closed:unresolved
"He said, she said" in NYTimes/ClimateWire story on Gore's "24 hours" effort

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

Bug #30315 closed:unresolved
Northern Ireland is another country

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