"CORRERCTION" among newspaper corrections of the year

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8 Responses to “"CORRERCTION" among newspaper corrections of the year”

  1. Logolepsy says:

    Déjà vu… Maybe this should have been an addendum or a comment on the previous story: http://boingboing.net/2012/12/11/sentence-fails-to-start-with-c.html instead of a new story.

  2. bo1n6bo1n6 says:

    Have they apollolgized for such a stuppid misssteak? Hey morans use spellechek.

  3. sincarne says:

    Given the Sun’s love for teacher’s unions, I strongly suspect the “mistake” that would stir up a righteous indignation amongst their readership is anything but.

  4. Tim Anderson says:

    correrction = coercion?  Oh the regerts.

  5. Richard Schneider says:

    ERMAHGERD

  6. SamSam says:

    The very worst kind of bullshit corrections: Telling a flagrant lie on page 1 (“evil teachers get paid while they strike”), then “corrercting” it days later buried at the bottom of page 12. Assholes.

    • soylent_plaid says:

       This is why I will support any politician that passes a law requiring newspapers to print story corrections on the same page, using the same font, taking up the same number of column inches (including the picture), in approximately the same location as the original offending story.  Tell a blatant lie on the front cover above the fold?  Print a 48pt. correction on the front cover above the fold.

    • Jardine says:

      Especially the way my paper prints Christina Blizzard’s columns. I’m not sure if the Toronto Sun does it the same way, but it would surprise me if they don’t. She writes an opinion column and I’ve seen it a few times where my local paper starts her column on the front page without labeling it as an opinion and not a real news story.

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