NPR Corrections

NPR corrects significant errors in broadcast and online reports. Corrections of errors will be made in audio archives, written transcripts and on the website. To report an error, please use our corrections form.

Weekend Edition Saturday

Colson Whitehead On 'The Nickel Boys'

Corrected on July 13, 2019

An earlier headline on this story misspelled the title of author Colson Whitehead's latest novel. It is The Nickel Boys, not The Nickle Boys.

Weekend Edition Saturday

Opinion: Ex-Prosecutor Faces Harsh Criticism After 'Central Park 5' Netflix Series

Corrected on June 8, 2019

In the audio of this story, in addition to a previous Web version, we incorrectly say Linda Fairstein was a founder of the sex crimes unit of the Manhattan District Attorney's Office. She was actually named chief of the unit two years after it was created, a position she held for 25 years.

Weekend Edition Saturday

A Little Luck 'Not A Bad Thing' In Baseball

Corrected on May 28, 2019

In the audio introduction to this story, as in a previous Web version, we incorrectly say that Bill Buckner won the Gold Glove award.

Weekend Edition Saturday

Phoenix Mayor On Census Immigration Question

Corrected on May 21, 2019

In this story, we said 1950 was the last time a citizenship question was asked for the U.S. census. It would have been more accurate to say the 1950 census was the last time a question about citizenship was among the census questions for all households, although the question was asked only of people born outside the United States. In some later censuses, a sample of households were asked a citizenship question.

Weekend Edition Saturday

Inside The Life Of Famous Sex Educator, Dr. Ruth

Corrected on May 4, 2019

The audio for this story incorrectly states that the documentary Ask Dr. Ruth is currently out on Hulu. The documentary premieres on Hulu on June 1, 2019.

Weekend Edition Saturday

GOP Take On The Big Democratic Field

Corrected on April 29, 2019

In this interview, John Weaver incorrectly says no Republicans have decided to run for president. In fact, former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld formally declared his candidacy on April 15.

Weekend Edition Saturday

Officials Botched 2020 Census Printing Contract, Report Finds

Corrected on March 4, 2019

In the audio, we describe the 2020 census as the first online U.S. census. It would have been more accurate to say it will be the first census in which all households will have the opportunity to reply online. In 2000, there was an online option, but it was only for the short form and only in English. The Census Bureau says 63,053 households were counted using only the online option.

Weekend Edition Saturday

LGBT Navajos Discover Unexpected Champions: Their Grandparents

Corrected on January 28, 2019

A previous Web version of this story incorrectly said the suicide attempt rate for LGBTQ Navajo youths was three times as high as that of non-Native LGBTQ youths. The rate is three times as high as that of white LGBTQ youths.

Weekend Edition Saturday

What's Driving Up the Number Of Deaths By Car Accidents?

Corrected on January 11, 2019

A Web intro to this story incorrectly referred to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. It is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Weekend Edition Saturday

Sorry, Mom: The Toyota Avalon Is The Most American Car Made Today

Corrected on January 11, 2019

A previous version of this story and caption incorrectly referred to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. It is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.