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1.Sioux chief or chef?

Sometimes one letter is enough to change a word’s meaning, or a person’s profession. NPR corrected an article that made Sean Sherman a Sioux chief when he’s really a Sioux chef.

“A previous version of this story incorrectly referred to Sean Sherman as a Sioux chief. He is a Sioux chef.”

2. The New York Times’ Jan. 24 correction: “An article on Tuesday about the Supreme Court’s decision to hear a case related to vulgar trademarks referred incorrectly to the etymology of the “most versatile” curse word. It is of Middle English origin, not Anglo-Saxon.”

3. Parkland shooting survivor isn’t a gun rights advocate

Emma Gonzalez, a gun control advocate who survived the Parkland school shooting, was misidentified as a gun rights advocate. NPR’s correction:

An earlier version of this story incorrectly described Emma Gonzalez as a gun rights activist. In fact, Gonzalez was a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High at the time of the 2018 shooting, and she is a gun control advocate.

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