Poynter releases list of biggest media errors of 2013

While ’60 Minutes’ takes top dishonors for its fabricated report on Benghazi, some of the more entertaining mistakes this past year involved forgotten states, “Star Wars,” and fake names.

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In a story on Sunday about a speed dating event at Tampa Bay Comic Con, a Tampa Bay Times reporter not strong in the ways of the Force (or Star Wars lore) quoted moderator Croix Provence as asking, “Are you ready to find love in all the wrong places?” What Provence actually asked was, “Are you ready to find love in Alderaan places?” She was referring to Princess Leia Organa’s home world, which appeared briefly in the 1977 film. Regret the error, we do.

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