This Correction Is Supremely Unfortunate. I Can’t Stop Cringing.


Courtesy of New York Times staff editor Michael Roston, this is an unfortunate push alert error:

I feel genuinely awful for whoever is responsible for this. Everyone of us has made that mistake, but this will haunt them.

In the interest of solidarity, here’s a Star Wars mistake I once made when I worked for CNET:

Stay strong, anonymous ABC7 push alert writer. You’ll come back from this.

UPDATE: The ABC7 digital editor responsible seems like a mensch.

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