CORRECTION to March 2 story on firefighters and COVID-19

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged “BC-CNS-Firefighters and COVID” that moved Tuesday, March 2, under a PHOENIX dateline are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the 13th graf of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX – A March 2 Cronkite News story on COVID-19 and firefighters misstated the severity of the 2020 wildfire season. The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management says 2011 was the worst year for wildfires in the state over the last decade.

CORRECTION to April 19 story on the future of nuclear power

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Nuclear Power LA, which moved Monday, April 19, under a PHOENIX dateline are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the 10th graf of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX – An April 19 Cronkite News story on the potential role of nuclear power in reducing emissions mistakenly described uranium pellets. Fuel rods contain uranium pellets, but the terms cannot be used interchangeably.

CORRECTION to April 16 story on mobile COVID-19 testing vans

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Mobile COVID testing that moved Friday, April 16, under a PHOENIX dateline are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the caption of the second photo in the package. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX – A photo caption accompanying an April 16 Cronkite News story on mobile COVID-19 testing vans misidentified the people getting COVID-19 test results from phlebotomist Sarai Sweet at Pilgrim’s Rest Baptist Church in Phoenix. They were King Wilson, 27, and Ionia Wilson, 26.

CORRECTION to March 30 story on Latinas in politics

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Latinas Leadership that moved Tuesday, March 30, under a PHOENIX dateline are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the 3rd graf of the original and in captions for three of the photos. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX – A March 30 Cronkite News story about the rise of Latinas in politics misstated the organization position for Esme Franco Ruiz. She is the board secretary for Aliento @ ASU, a hub of Aliento.

CORRECTION to April 12 story on women in sports media

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged Sports-Women Sports Media that moved Monday, April 12, under a PHOENIX dateline are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the 16th graf of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX– An April 12 Cronkite News story on women in sports media misstated the opponent of the New York Yankees in the 1998 World Series. The correct opponent is the Los Angeles Dodgers.

CORRECTION to March 22 story on vaccine eligibility

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Vaccine Sixteen that moved Monday, March 22, under a WASHINGTON dateline are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the second graf of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

WASHINGTON – A March 22 Cronkite News story on the state offering COVID-19 vaccine to Arizonans as young as 16 misstated when registration would open in Yuma County. The state-run vaccination site there will allow registration beginning at 11 a.m. Friday, March 26, for vaccinations the following week.

CORRECTION to March 19 story on racism and violence against Asians

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS Asian American Violence that moved Friday, March 19, under a PHOENIX dateline are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the 17th graf of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX – A March 19 Cronkite News story about racism and violence against Asian Americans incorrectly identified the group hosting a candlelight vigil at the state Capitol on March 19. The Arizona Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander for Equity Coalition, a community group that describes its goal as “working to include the Pan-Asian and other marginalized communities in the decision making process,” hosted the vigil.

CORRECTION to March 5 story on a veteran flight

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS Veteran Flights that moved Friday, March 5, under a MESA dateline are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the 5th graf of the original and in a caption with a tight shot of Norman Langeliers. A corrected version of the story and photo caption has been posted here.

MESA – A March 5 Cronkite News story contained inaccurate information about World War II veteran Norman Langeliers’ military service, which was provided by the nonprofit that organized the flight. Langeliers says he was an engineer on the USS Bracken. Continue reading “CORRECTION to March 5 story on a veteran flight”

CORRECTION to March 4 story on summer school

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Summer School Catchup that moved Thursday, March 4, under a PHOENIX dateline are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the 15th graf of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX – A March 4 Cronkite News story misquoted Tempe Elementary School District spokesperson Brittany Franklin, administrators there were not discussing whether to make summer school mandatory.

CORRECTION to Feb. 16 story on food stamps

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-SNAP Drop that moved on Tuesday, Feb. 16, under a WASHINGTON dateline are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the second graf of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

WASHINGTON – A Feb. 16 Cronkite News story on access to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program misstated the number of SNAP-eligible people who actually received the benefit in 2017. A Census Bureau report said that about one SNAP-eligible recipient in six did not get the benefit that year.

CORRECTION to Feb. 8 story on minimum-wage rally

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Minimum Wage that moved on Monday, Feb. 8, under a PHOENIX dateline are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the headline of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX– The headline on a Feb. 8 Cronkite News story about a rally to raise the minimum wage was incorrect. Organizers still want to allow customers to tip service workers, in addition to an increase in the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

CORRECTION to Feb. 3 story on COVID-19 stimulus bill

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Mayors Plea that moved Wednesday, Feb. 3, under a WASHINGTON dateline are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the 5th graf of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

WASHINGTON – A Feb. 3 Cronkite News story about the Biden administration’s $1.9 trillion pandemic-relief bill misstated the partisan breakdown of the House’s 218-212 vote on the measure. Two Democrats joined all House Republicans to oppose the bill, while all other Democrats voted in favor.

CORRECTION to Jan. 7 story about Angel City

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Angel City that moved Thursday, Jan. 7, under a LOS ANGELES dateline are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the 5th graf of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

LOS ANGELES – A Jan. 7 Cronkite News story about the Angel City Football Club misquoted the founder and president of the National Women’s Soccer League team in the fifth paragraph. Julie Uhrman said the team wants “to have an impact on equality.”

CORRECTION to Nov. 6 story on election protests

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Vote Rally, that moved Friday, Nov. 6, under a PHOENIX dateline, are asked to use the following correction. The error occurred in the cutlines for three photos accompanying the story. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX – A Nov. 6 Cronkite News story about protests outside the Maricopa County Tabulation and Election Center misspelled the name of a subject in three accompanying photos. Jake Angeli was the fur-draped protester holding the QAnon and “God wins” signs.

CORRECTIONS to Nov. 16 and Nov. 20 California sports stories

EDS: Clients who used Cronkite News stories slugged BC-CNS California Multisport Choice that moved Nov. 16 under an Anaheim, California, dateline and/or Sports-California Interstate Athletes that moved Nov. 20 under a San Clemente, California, dateline are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred on first reference to the group Next College Student Athlete. Corrected versions of the stories have been posted here for the Nov. 16 story and here for the Nov. 20 story.  

Two Cronkite News stories – one that published Nov. 16 about California athletes forced to make choices about their futures and another that published Nov. 20 about California athletes traveling to Arizona to play – incorrectly pluralized the name of the group Next College Student Athlete.

CORRECTION to Nov. 23 story on holiday travel

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-Travel Unravels, that moved Monday, Nov. 23, under a WASHINGTON dateline, are asked to use the following correction. The error occurred in the 22nd graf of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

WASHINGTON – A Nov. 23 Cronkite News story about holiday travel gave the wrong town for Susan Green’s travel agency. Susan’s Travel Services is located in Cave Creek.

CORRECTION to Nov. 14 story on pro-Trump rally in Washington

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-MAGA Marchers, that moved Saturday, Nov. 14, under a WASHINGTON dateline, are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in grafs 20 and 28 of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

WASHINGTON – A Nov. 14 Cronkite News about the pro-Trump march in Washington misspelled the last name of one of the subjects. Michael Waldbillig was attending the march from Tucson.

CORRECTION to Nov. 12 story on COVID-19 memorial

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-COVID Memorial, that moved Thursday, Nov. 12, under a WASHINGTON dateline, are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the eighth graf of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

WASHINGTON – A Nov. 12 Cronkite News story about a COVID-19 memorial in Washington misstated the previous work history of Suzanne Firstenberg, the artist who created the installation. Firstenberg worked 25 years as a hospice volunteer.

CORRECTION to Oct. 29 story on schools and COVID-19

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-COVID Schools, that moved Thursday, Oct. 29, under a WASHINGTON dateline, are asked to run the following correction. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

WASHINGTON – An Oct. 29 Cronkite News story mischaracterized the Arizona Department of Health Services policy on in-person versus virtual schooling during COVID-19. The policy sets recommended guidelines for local schools, which have the ultimate authority on how to proceed.

CORRECTION to Oct. 22 story on APS rate increase

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-APS Rate Hike, that moved Thursday, Oct. 22, under a PHOENIX dateline, are asked to run the following correction. The errors occurred in the 12th and 14th grafs of the original story. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

PHOENIX – An Oct. 22 Cronkite News story on a proposed rate increase by APS misstated how community activist Stacey Champion felt about the timing. Champion said the timing could not be worse. The article also misidentified the date when she filed a formal complaint. She filed it in 2018.