Monday, September 15, 2003
They do do corrections: The New York Times editorial page has two corrections in Tuesday's paper.
[A]n Op-Ed article on Friday about the playoff hopes of the Cubs and the White Sox incompletely described the life cycle of cicadas in Chicago. While some have appeared after 13 years underground, most emerge after 17 years.
An Op-Ed article on Sunday about Johnny Cash misidentified the branch of the military he served in. It was the Air Force, not the Army.
You'd think that if they'd fix these rather trivial errors, they'd also deal with the Dowdification of quotes and Krugman's mathematical difficulties. You'd think, but you'd be wrong.