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Number Four with a Bullet

This exhaustive post-mortem on how the New York Times came to run Alessandra Stanley’s error-riddled appreciation of Walter Cronkite includes this tantalizing titbit:

Until the Cronkite errors, she was not even in the top 20 among reporters and editors most responsible for corrections this year. Now, she has jumped to No. 4 and will again get special editing attention.

The Times keeps a Hit Parade of Most Corrected Writers? Cool. Who’s Number One? And has anyone ever gone platinum? 

Mark Steyn is an international bestselling author, a Top 41 recording artist, and a leading Canadian human-rights activist.


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