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1.Not affiliated with Cambridge Analytica?

The UK Times‘ March 4 correction:

“In an article published in March 2018 we stated that Rollo Gabb, wine producer and founder of Journey’s End Fairtrade Trust, was a founder of SCL group, which included Cambridge Analytica. Mr Rollo Gabb has never been associated with Cambridge Analytica and we sincerely apologise for stating that he was. We have agreed to pay him damages and legal costs.”

2. How much is maple syrup?

A New York Times March 1 correction:

“The illustrated Scratch column last Sunday, about the cost of various liquids, misstated the price for a gallon of maple syrup from Vermont Country Store. It is $119.80, not $239.60.”

3. The Sun unpublished an article about David Pemsel, who resigned last November before he had a chance to take his new job as CEO of the Premier League.

The Sun‘s March 3 apology and unpublishing note reads:

“On 28 November 2019 we published a front-page article on Mr Pemsel. Mr Pemsel complained that he did not behave as alleged. We accept that the article did not accurately reflect his position. We have removed the article and will not republish it.”

4. The UK Express erred by including an image of the wrong car seat with a story about child car seats being withdrawn.

The Express‘s Feb. 26 correction:

“On 17 February 2020 published an article headlined ‘Amazon withdraws several child car seats from UK sale after safety risk revealed.’

“The article claimed the online retailer, Amazon, had withdrawn several lines of child car seats from its website following an investigation conducted by the BBC program Panorama. Our article did not name which car seats has been withdrawn, however, the article wrongly included an image of the Maxi-Cosi Priori XP, produced by the leading manufacture of child car seats, Maxi-Cosi.

“The image of the Priori XP was used in error. In fact no Maxi-Cosi car seats have been withdrawn by Amazon. Maxi-Cosi are market leader in child safety seats and to date all their car seats have exceeded UK Government safety regulations and frequently perform best-in-class in independent tests.

“We apologise for the error and are happy to set the record straight.”

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