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Slate Error on Benedict’s Speech Corrected

Filed under: General — Patterico @ 5:51 pm

I mentioned to you the other day that Slate‘s Timothy Noah had incorrectly accused Pope Benedict of altering his speech after the fact to include language distancing himself from a controversial viewpoint on Islam. I noted that Stuart Buck had proven conclusively that the distancing language was in Benedict’s original, and encouraged you to write Slate/Noah to seek a correction. I don’t know if any of you did, but someone apparently did. The correction has been issued (see here and here). Thanks again to Stuart Buck for noting this.

One Response to “Slate Error on Benedict’s Speech Corrected”

  1. A Correction…

    Exactly a week ago, Allah wrote a post at Hot Air drawing attention to a piece at Slate by Timothy Noah, who was claiming that the Pope inserted language into the text of his infamous speech to lessen the blow……

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