Friday, March 03, 2006

Is there any adult supervision left at the New York Times? 
Because check out this spectacular series of corrections:

Because of an editing error, a front-page article on Tuesday about the spread of the refugee crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan referred incorrectly to the armed groups considered responsible for a campaign of terror that is a cause of the crisis, which the Bush administration has called genocide. [Far be it from us to make such a call ourselves. -Ed.] Those groups are the government forces and allied Arab militias known as the janjaweed, not the rebels who are battling them.
[So the Times doesn't even know who's on what side over there! - Ed]

Also because of an editing error, the article misstated action taken by the Security Council concerning efforts to send United Nations peacekeepers to Darfur. While the council has agreed to begin planning for a possible peacekeeping force, it has not yet taken up a resolution authorizing such a force.

Two articles on Saturday about the management deal for six American ports and its political fallout referred incorrectly to the role to be played by Dubai Ports World. It would run some of the terminal operations; it would not own the ports or take over all operations.
[Dude - this is the central fact of the whole article. If you don't have a grasp of this point, you have no business calling yourself a newspaper. This can ONLY make sense if you buy the kneejerkers lines hook, line, and sinker.]

An article on Tuesday about concerns raised by the Coast Guard over the deal with Dubai Ports World referred incorrectly to legislation proposed by two Democratic Senators, Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York and Robert Menendez of New Jersey. It would ban companies controlled by foreign governments — not those owned by them — from taking over operations at American ports. (The Dubai company is controlled by the emir of Dubai, part of the United Arab Emirates.)

[I guess if you can screw up the difference between the Janjaweed and the rebels in Sudan, this is easy enough to get wrong. The problem is that it's pretty hard for the rest of us to get wrong. Only at the New York Times.

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