January 29, 2002

And Now, a Few Words We Wish Had Never Been Written

In yesterday's issue, The New York Times did not report on riots in Milan and the subsequent murder of the lay religious reformer Erlembald. These events took place in 1075, the year given in the dateline under the nameplate on Page 1. The Times regrets both incidents.

In last week's Week in Review section, a collection of "some of the weirdest and most embarrassing of them," as collected for the book Kill Duck Before Serving: Red Faces at The New York Times

Posted by Andrew Raff at January 29, 2002 05:37 PM