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Opening Arguments


Thw "Regret the Error" blog has released its annual list of "best' (i.e. most embarrassing") media corrections for 2009. Lots of contenders, but this one from The New York Times might be my favorite:

"An article on Aug. 2 about older alumni who have been helped by university career counselors referred imprecisely to comments by a 1990 graduate of Lehigh University who lost his job in February...he is David Monson, not Munson, and he was speaking generally — not about himself — when he said that newly unemployed people sometimes mope around the house in sweatpants."

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