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1.Ostriches are birds?

A Sept. 17 New York Times correction reads:

“An Op-Ed article on Saturday about performance-enhancing drugs and technology referred incorrectly to the classification of ostriches. They are birds, not mammals.”

2. The New York Times mixed up and used a picture of Rudy Giuliani with his girlfriend Jennifer LeBlanc instead of a picture of Giuliani with his wife Judith, in a story about their divorce.

A Sept. 14 New York Times correction:

“A picture with this weekend’s cover article about the divorce of Rudolph W. and Judith Giuliani was published in error. The image showed Jennifer LeBlanc walking with Mr. Giuliani, not Judith Giuliani.”

3. Young windows or widows?

A Sept. 8 NPR correction:

“An earlier version of the story summary incorrectly stated the title of the book Guest House for Young Widows as Guest House for Young Windows.”

4. BBC unpublishes article about Amazon Web Services:

An Aug. 30 correction from the BBC News Online admitted the BBC erred and removed an article about Amazon Web Services. The correction reads:

“In a report about the Pentagon’s plans to enter into a contract with a commercial company to store  classified data on the cloud (the JEDI contract), we raised security concerns in relation to the close relationship one of the main front runners for the contract, Amazon Web Services, had with the C5 group of cyber-investment companies.

“The BBC’s Executive Complaint’s Unit has partially upheld a complaint from AWS. The ECU said that the evidence relied upon ‘did not justify the clear impression that the relationship between AWS and C5 Group did create a threat to US national security in the event AWS were to be awarded the JEDI contract.’ As a result we have taken the article down.”

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