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Bug #40025 closed:withdrawn
Correction Half Right

Yesterday    "The author of this piece, Randy Simmons, is the Charles G. Koch professor of political economy at Utah State University. He's also a senior fellow at the Koch- and ExxonMobil-funded Property and Environment Research Center. These... Read more

Bug #39872 closed:withdrawn
Headline Error

The headline says: "Man dies after setting himself on fire in Tokyo's Hibiya Park" (the bold italics are mine).  The problem lies a few paragraphs into the article where it says: "The bespectacled man, who appeared to be in his 50s or 60s, reportedly survived his apparent suicide attempt but... Read more

Bug #39866 closed:withdrawn
In a Word

  “Female GSDF officer to be assigned to NATO,” screams out a headline in today’s Japan Times. The article goes on to explain that GDSF stands for Ground Self Defense Forces (Japan’s defacto army) but what is the implication of the first word in the headline? Writing... Read more

Bug #38563 closed:withdrawn
Not the TImes' First (or Second) TIme

Salon.com has corrected a recent story (“The New York Times (Quietly) Drops the F-bomb”) claiming that the New York Times broke virgin ground when it quoted a passage from a Jonatham Letham novel containing a certain four letter word beginning with “f” and ending with... Read more

Bug #38561 closed:withdrawn

Writing for the Atlantic Wire (August 26, 2013 – “The New York Times Deigns to Use the F Word”), Rebecca Greenfield exclaims that “In a nearly unprecedented move, the stodgy New York Times printed the f-word in its entirety…” Hmm, “nearly... Read more

Bug #38472 closed:withdrawn
Looking for a Lick of Truth

“In Japan, it's the new fad of showing affection...Eyeball Licking,” cries out the headline on an abc2news.com (the website of WMAR-TV Baltimore) article. While the news report’s title alone is an eye-full, the Huff Post, Gawker, and Medical News Today, say there is... Read more

Bug #37531 closed:withdrawn

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Bug #37209 closed:withdrawn
Critics Punch Holes in NYT Leaking Reactor Story

I saw a complaint about errors in a New York Times story (“Powerful Aftershock Complicates Japan’s Nuclear Efforts” April 11, 2011) on a website called JPquake. I have copied and pasted the claim appearing on the JPquake site’s Journalist Wall of Shame (at... Read more

Bug #30390 closed:withdrawn
decade error

"Update Nov.11, 2001" Need I say more? Read more

Bug #30358 closed:withdrawn
American jews were the most ardent supporter of civil rights

Ian Buruma states American jews were among the most ardent supporters of civil rights during the 50's and 60's. Read more