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1. Where was Kate Middleton bullied?

The UK Times of London misreported on Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge’s school experience. A Sept. 21 correction:

“In today’s Magazine (Magazine, Sep 21), we wrongly state that the Duchess of Cambridge was bullied at Marlborough. The bullying she experienced was at another school, before she moved to Marlborough where she was very happy. We apologise for the error.”

2. The BBC deleted a tweet and corrected it after misrepresenting a politician’s comments on Brexit.

The Sept. 11 correction:

“A tweet referring to an interview with the Green Party MP Caroline Lucas about Brexit read: ‘Would Green MP Caroline Lucas accept the result of Brexit referendum where Leave won? “No, I probably wouldn’t”’

“In fact Caroline Lucas told Politics Live said that in the short term she would accept the result and that this would settle the issue for the foreseeable future.

“The tweet has been deleted and @BBCPolitics has since made clear this was because the original tweet misrepresented what Ms Lucas had said.”

3. Which baseball team sells the Blooper Burger?

A Sept. 18 NPR correction:

“A previous version of the Web story incorrectly said that the Blooper Burger is a Diamondbacks menu item. It’s actually an Atlanta Braves menu item.”

4. Unconfirmed sports claims:

The UK Express published a lengthy correction:

“In an article headlined ‘Why are Man City fans booing Liverpool star James Milner in Vincent Kompany testimonial?’ and published on September 11 2019 we claimed that James Milner was booed by Manchester City supporters when he ‘touched the ball during the Vincent Kompany’s testimonial.’

“To clarify, the match was between the Man City Legends and Premier League All Stars teams. The match was a celebration of Kompany’s 11 years at Manchester City and to raise money for the charity ‘Tackle 4 MCR’ which campaigns to support homeless people in Manchester. James Milner was expected to appear as he was listed on the team sheet for the ‘Man City Legends’ though in fact he did not play. He has previously been booed by Manchester City supporters in their matches against Liverpool at the Etihad stadium in March 2017 and again in September 2017. In January 2019 he was again booed by Manchester City fans during the match against Liverpool. At the time of the Kompany testimonial match there were unconfirmed claims on social media that when James Milner had got off the Man City Legends’ team bus he had received abuse. Those unconfirmed claims should not have formed the basis of the article and we apologise for that error. We are happy to set the record straight.

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