Skip To Content
BuzzFeed News Home Reporting To You

15 Of The Best, Worst, And Funniest Article Corrections From 2019

"A previous version of this post misidentified the type of clothing worn by the chicken in the drawing."

Posted on December 30, 2019, at 3:13 p.m. ET

1.

This correction is crueler than jail time

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

9.

10.

My story about @PeteButtigieg ends with him referring to the “failures of the Obama era.” That’s an inaccurate quote — the result of transcribing a noisy recording at a loud rally. His exact words were “failures of the old normal”

11.

Hey @NPR you should delete this—the story says the report has been retracted by the authors but I’m still seeing people share this tweet https://t.co/EMlmUXscCH

LAist retracted a story on vacant homes in LA.

12.

Yikes. The correction at the end of the op-ed is a lengthy one.😬 https://t.co/bGcdrIXtHN

13.

This story is like 30% corrections. On one hand, I'm glad it's not us. But also, I have sympathy pains. (h/t @JillianQJA for the find) #newsroomlife | Black families once lived off their southern farmland. Their descendants are struggling to hold onto it. https://t.co/yLLGlqb02f

14.

The Daily News did not issue a correction for the three errors in this story. :(

15. Oops.

The ultimate correction:

Paramount Pictures

ADVERTISEMENT