Corrections

CORRECTION: Get to know your 2013-14 men’s basketball team

In the print version of The Daily Free Press’ Basketball Preview Issue published on Nov. 7, a photo spread entitled “Get to know your 2013-14 men’s basketball team” misidentified three players: The photo labeled as junior guard Dylan Brossman is a photo of now-graduated Patrick Hazel. The photo labeled as sophomore forward Justin Alston is a photo of now-graduated Jeff […]

CORRECTION: BU faculty drummer releases electronic EP

It came to the attention of editors today that material in the story profiling BU faculty drummer AJ Schortman was untrue and fabricated. Some of the interviews were never performed, and the corresponding quotes were therefore invalid. We have retracted the story to ensure accuracy and credibility. We apologize for any inconvenience or confusion this caused to our readers.

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From the Board of Directors

Dear Readers, As illustrated by a posting on XOJane on Thursday, the Crime Logs sections of The Daily Free Press have repeatedly published callous sub-headlines making light of serious issues and inadvertently exploiting victims of crime for humor. On behalf of the Board of Directors of The Daily Free Press, we sincerely apologize for these headlines and any other material […]

CORRECTION: Kennedy greets T riders amid complaints on campaign’s activities

In an article published online on Nov. 1, titled “Kennedy greets T riders amid complaints on campaign’s activities,” the reporter wrote that the Joe Kennedy III congressional campaign did not wish to comment on a complaint filed with the Federal Elections Commission — regarding potentially illegal campaign activities — by press time. This is incorrect. The Kennedy campaign was not […]

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CORRECTION

In an article published in the Oct. 23 print edition and online, titled “NSTAR’s monopoly in Boston utilities nearly inescapable, advocacy groups say,” Patrick Mehr, spokesman for the Massachusetts Alliance for Municipal Electric Choice, was quoted as saying there is no way to be an upstart gas and electric distributor because no one can compete with NSTAR. Mehr was misquoted […]

CORRECTION

In an article published in the Oct. 4 print edition and online, titled “Splash re-opened after temporary closing,” one Boston University student who had attended Splash was misquoted as saying: “Every time I’d been there, there was space and places you could go to get to the stage.” There is in fact no “stage” at Splash and this was not what […]

CORRECTION

In an article published in the Sept. 18 print edition and online, titled “H1N1 vaccine may worsen symptoms, study finds,” the author wrote that ferrets in a study were issued an H1N1 vaccine before being exposed to the H1N1 virus, after which they experienced worse symptoms than ferrets that did not receive the H1N1 vaccine. However, this is incorrect. The […]

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CORRECTION

In an article published in the Nov. 10 print edition titled “‘Rhee-act: Bostonians protest suggested privatization of education,” the author wrote that according to fliers handed out at the protest, WGBH paid Michelle Rhee $50,000.00 to speak. However, this is incorrect. WGBH did not pay or contribute any money. Rhee came as part of The Boston Speakers Series which WGBH […]

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CORRECTION

In a staff edit from Nov. 2, titled “Bearing the Cross,” the opinion editor unintentionally did not attribute the background information cited in the first three paragraphs. The opinion editor reviews many publications and draws upon many sources when developing the views that we express in our editorial. Unfortunately, in this case, the editor was negligent in removing source material […]

CORRECTION

In an article published in Monday’s issue, titled “MBTA may shut down program for elderly, disabled,” the author incorrectly attributed a quotation– that asked for a fare increase rather than a service cut to save The Ride program, and called Bostonians “whiney”– to Melissa Dullea, the MBTA director of planning and schedules. The quotation was actually said by Ezra Morrison, […]

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