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Bug #40147 open
Faulty Clockwork

A September 9th wire story, ("Plans for Tokyo Olympics marred by stadium mess, logo fuss") comparing Japan's preparations for its 1964 and 2020 Olympics says: "Ultimately, it all went more or less like clockwork. Today, 56 years on, Japan’s image is on the line." My clock may be off but I... Read more

Bug #40144 open:under discussion
Who's Counting?

A September 9th wire story, ("Tokyo Olympics plans stumble on stadium fiasco, logo fuss") comparing Japan's preparations for its 1964 and 2020 Olympics says: "Today, 56 years on, Japan's image is on the line." The problem with that staement is that it has only been 51 years since 1964, but who's... Read more

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 #40027 open:under discussion
Correction Half Right

Yesterday Newsweek added a correction to an op-ed railing against wind power that read:  "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-... Read more

Bug #40005 open:under discussion
Fooling with Facts

In an April 6 blog post, Media Matters for America takes aim at apparent holes in a Motley Fool article posted on the USA Today website, noting:  "The multimedia financial services company The Motley Fool criticized ethanol for allegedly relying on government subsidies -- despite the fact... Read more

Bug #39930 open:under discussion
Old News Is Not News

On March 28 The Japan Times published a Bloomberg View article by Ramesh Ponnurru entitled, "Starbucks urges baristas to talk about race," adding to the chorus of criticism directed at Starbucks "Race Together" campaign. The problem is Starbucks quit its Race Together initiative a full six days... 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 #39883 open
Headline Dead Wrong

On October 15, 2005 The Japan Times got it dead wrong when one of its headlines announced, “Trio who murdered four as minors sent to gallows.” I don’t know where the three convicted felons are now but a story that ran in the Mainichi Shimbun (“Daily News”) and... Read more

Bug #39881 open:under discussion
A Little Bird Told Me

The caption for a photo accompanying a story published in The Japan Times ("'White van' man tweet hits a nerve in class obsessed Britain") reads, "Labour party lawmaker Emily Thornberry resigned within 7 hours of uploading this photograph on Twitter. " The problem is that it doesn't seem to be the... 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