Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of April 30

In a May 6 Sports, Nick Greene misstated the number of points LeBron James scored against the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of the NBA Eastern Conference semifinals.


Due to a production error, a May 4 I Have to Ask featured a photo of the wrong Michelle Dean.

In a May 4 Slatest, Ben Mathis-Lilley and Mark Joseph Stern misspelled Ronald Reagan’s first name.

In a May 2 Moneybox, Felix Salmon misstated that the Kusama show opened at the Hirshhorn Museum in February 2018. It opened in February 2017.

In a May 2 Slatest, Molly Olmstead misstated that Jacob Scott Goodwin had worn two pins allegedly tied to white nationalist ideology to his trial. Goodwin wore them at the Unite the Right rally.


In a May 1 Brow Beat, Lena Wilson misidentified Charlamagne tha God as a rapper. He is a radio and television personality.

In a May 1 Politics, Jamelle Bouie misstated that Elbert Williams was lynched in 1914. It was 1940.

In a April 30 Food, Leslie Pariseau misspelled Jake Heimark’s last name.

In an April 30 Work, Haley Swenson misidentified the images’ photographer as Catherine D’Ignazio. It was Rebecca Rodriguez.


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