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iMediaEthics’ latest roundup of corrections starts below:

1. The California house made famous in the TV show The Brady Bunch isn’t selling for nearly $2 billion. The outside of the house was shown in the popular 1960s and 1970s TV show.

NPR corrected its story, adding this correction:

“A previous headline mistakenly listed the price of the home as $1.88 billion. In fact, it’s on the market for $1.88 million.”


2.Mamamia, an Australian website, claimed Australia’s “favourite television host” is bankrupt. In a July 30 apology to Jamie Durie, the site wrote:

“On 4 June 2018 Mamamia published an article headed “The rise and fall of Australia’s favourite television host”.

The article alleged that Mr Durie is bankrupt.

Mr Durie is not bankrupt and Mamamia withdraws this allegation and apologises to Mr Durie for any hurt and embarrassment caused.”


3. New York Times‘s July 19 story headlined “Why are some crows committing acts of necrophilia,” featured an intriguing correction.

“Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly described a behavior of crows exposed to crow corpses. Live crows only touch, attack and attempt intercourse with crow corpses, they do not scavenge them.”

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