1. Balkan versus Baltics:
A March 17 New York Times correction mixed up where Albania is. The correction reads:
“An article on Sunday about the transformation of Little Italy in the Bronx misidentified the region that includes Albania. It is among the Balkan States, not the Baltic States.”
2. The Guardian erred in reporting on rape victims and court cases.
A March 15 Guardian correction:
“We said a study of alleged rape victims by London’s commissioner for victims had shown that males were three times as likely to drop out before their case reached court than females. In fact, last year’s London Rape Review found that to be the other way around (‘Victims are not consenting to be killed’, 12 March, page 4, G2).
3. Steve Wynn’s art collection
The Assciated Prss’s correction:
“LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a story March 11, 2020, about a Nevada judge deciding a woman defamed former casino mogul Steve Wynn when she reported to Las Vegas police in 2018 that Wynn raped her in Chicago in the early 1970s, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Wynn owns Pablo Picasso’s painting, “Le Reve,” or “The Dream.” Wynn sold the painting in 2013.”
4. A common error in reporting is misidentifying political parties or political positions.
NPR made one such error and misreported which state Sen. John Thune represents.
The NPR March 6 correction reads:
“In an earlier version of this episode a source misidentified Senator John Thune as a Senator from North Dakota. He is a Senator from South Dakota.”
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