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 [...]
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 [...]
In an article published in Thursday’s issue titled “Activists congregate to promote world peace,” the author incorrectly paraphrased Penny Joy Snider-Light, a peace Representative at the World Peace Prayer Society. In addition, the author incorrectly wrote that Snider-Light has been a member of the NGO-affiliate of UN since her time at Simmons College. However, Snider-Light [...]
In a news story Tuesday (‘Wash. Journalism Center to change locations, revamp for fall 2010,’ page 1), College of Communication Dean Tom Fiedler incorrectly said the lease on the Center’s 2807 Connecticut Ave. address would end at the end of this month, when in fact it will end Dec. 31, 2010, according to International Programs Executive Director Philippe Pavillard.