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Old 03-12-2007, 10:52 AM
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An article on Saturday about fund-raising efforts in New York by Senator Barack Obama misspelled the surname of one of President John F. Kennedy’s closest advisers, who introduced Mr. Obama at a fund-raiser. He is Theodore C. Sorensen, not Sorenson. (Go to Article) The error also appeared in an article in The Arts on Feb. 22 about books written by candidates, including “Profiles in Courage,” which then-Senator Kennedy wrote with guidance from Mr. Sorensen. (The Times has misspelled Mr. Sorensen’s surname more than 135 times in headlines and articles during the 50-plus years he has been a Democratic adviser and well-known author.)
At least they learn from their mistakes.
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Mike Antonovich: An article in Sunday's California section profiling members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors said that decorations on the walls of Supervisor Mike Antonovich's office included a framed letter from his "hero," inventor and visionary Buckminster Fuller. The article should have identified Antonovich's hero as conservative columnist and National Review magazine founder William F. Buckley Jr., who sent the letter that is framed in the supervisor's office.
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At least they learn from their mistakes.
Hey, I've had my name mispelled twice, in TWO DIFFERENT WAYS, in the SAME ARTICLE before (granted, the Kansas City Star < the NYTimes, but hey) - and it's not a difficult name!
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The poem "Who Am I?" in the April 24 KidsPost was not written by the child who submitted it for a contest. Originally titled "The Statue of Liberty," it was written by J. Patrick Lewis and published in the book "Monumental Verses." The child said she did not realize that poems submitted to the contest had to be original.
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A front-page article yesterday about the role that Barack Obama’s wife, Michelle, is playing in his presidential campaign rendered incorrectly a word in a quotation from Valerie Jarrett, a friend of the Obamas who commented on their decision that he would run. She said in a telephone interview, “Barack and Michelle thought long and hard about this decision before they made it” — not that they “fought” long and hard. (Go to Article)
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The Keeping Score column on Sunday, about new baseball research into hitting and fielding trends that can help assess the impact of pitchers, referred incorrectly to the status of the journeyman Glendon Rusch. He is recovering from a blood-clot scare last season, and is not pitching now; he is not out of the game because he “appears to have run out of employers to disappoint” with his statistically below-average pitching.
Via powerline which suggests that the Times is "running out of readers to disappoint" with its statistically declining circulation.

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Because of an editing error, an obituary yesterday about the defense editor of the newspaper Haaretz who was considered the dean of Israeli military correspondents misstated his surname at one point. As the article noted, he was Zeev Schiff and in subsequent references he should have been identified as Mr. Schiff, not Mr. Haaretz. (Go to Article)
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Via powerline which suggests that the Times is "running out of readers to disappoint" with its statistically declining circulation.

and while I was there...

"Mr. Haaretz"
Wow, who would believe that a newspaper with 100+ pages of text each day would make errors. I'm sure the WSJ or whatever paper you like never has to issue corrections. What is the point of this crap?
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A story on Page B4 on Wednesday about foraging for edible mushrooms contained a photo of amanita muscaria, which is a poisonous and hallucinogenic mushroom. It was a copy editor's error.
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