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Corrections

Marketplace strives to swiftly acknowledge and correct mistakes. Any corrections of errors will be noted in updated audio and associated stories. To report an error, please email us.

Note: This corrections page was started in 2021 and published in 2022 as part of an initiative to promote transparency and align Marketplace with industry best practices. Though individual stories also note any post-publication updates, this page is a centralized, regularly updated place to note corrections and clarifications.


Sacrifice and sleep deprivation: Inside the lives of overnight caregivers

Corrected on Dec. 29, 2021: Dee’s Tots Childcare was incorrectly named in a previous version of this story. The text has been corrected.


Job and city switching surge in the pandemic

Corrected on Dec. 16, 2021: Previous versions of this story mischaracterized job postings data from LinkedIn. The text has been corrected.


What will inflation look like one year from now?

Corrected on Dec. 9, 2021: The original headline mischaracterized the current rate of inflation.


Comedians are demanding royalties. Spotify yanked their recordings.

Corrected on Dec. 9, 2021: An earlier version of this story mischaracterized the legal status of the comedians’ claim. The text and audio have been corrected.


When was the last time we paid down the national debt?

Corrected on Dec. 2, 2021: An earlier version of this story misstated the years when the federal debt and the deficit started to receive greater attention.


Why are big corporations splitting up?

Corrected on Nov. 12, 2021: An earlier version of this story mischaracterized how Johnson & Johnson is splitting its operations. The two divisions will be drugs and medical devices, and consumer products.


How can the U.S. government better distribute funding to tribal governments?

Clarified on Nov. 5, 2021: The text of this story has been updated to reflect that $30 billion has been distributed to tribal governments, specifically.


BBQ used to be poor folks’ food. Now, some of it is $36 per pound.

Corrected on Oct. 20, 2021: A previous version of this story misspelled Tootsie Tomanetz’s name. The text has been corrected.

Corrected on Oct. 14, 2021: In an earlier version of this story, the wrong caption appeared under the main photo. It has been corrected.


“LuLaRich” docuseries highlights struggles of MLM regulation, oversight

Corrected on Oct. 8, 2021: In a previous version of this article, one instance of Kati Daffan’s name included a typo. The text has been updated.


Hollywood workers vote to authorize a strike to improve conditions on set

Corrected on Oct. 5, 2021: An earlier headline incorrectly characterized the IATSE vote. Union members voted to authorize a strike.


Resale becomes fashion’s fastest growing trend

Corrected on Oct. 5, 2021: A previous version of this web story misspelled Sucharita Kodali’s name and misstated her pronouns.


Checking your Instagram? Habits, actually.

Corrected on Oct. 5, 2021: A previous version of this page misspelled Renan Rocha’s name in the caption.


The renewable energy transition has companies looking out to sea

Corrected on Sept. 27, 2021: Due to an editing error, the original version of this story misspelled Michael Lodge’s last name. It has been corrected.


Vinyl records are selling at twice the clip of a year ago with no signs of slowing down

Corrected on Sept. 20, 2021: A previous version of this story included a link to the wrong data from the Recording Industry Association of America. The link has been updated.


Could the Steel City become a silicon city? A look at a post 9/11 Pennsylvania

Corrected on Sept. 8, 2021: Jim Jen’s name was misspelled in an earlier version of this story. The text has been corrected.


As white-collar workers stay remote, those in service jobs are missing customers

Corrected on Sept. 2, 2021: A previous version of this story misstated Daniel Zhao’s title. The text has been corrected.


Teachers are leaving the profession due to COVID-19 stresses

Corrected on Aug. 25, 2021: A caption misspelling Elise Villescaz’s name has been corrected.


Can changing home appraisal language help close the wealth gap?

Corrected on July 27, 2021: An earlier version of this story misstated the number of bedrooms and bathrooms in a home listed in Chesterfield Square. It has four bedrooms and three bathrooms.


How some workers changed their careers during the pandemic

Corrected on June 30, 2021: A previous version of this story misspelled Shauna Kruse’s name. The text has been corrected.


Why people are dropping unemployment benefits before they run out

Correction (June 29, 2021): A previous version of this story misstated Dana Scott’s pronouns. The text has been corrected.


DoorDash and Albertsons bet heavily on online grocery shopping

Corrected on June 25, 2021: A previous version of this story misspelled Fuad Hannon’s name. The text has been corrected.


With long-term unemployment comes long-term challenges

Corrected on June 3, 2021: A previous version of this story incorrectly described the group of long-term unemployed Americans from April’s jobs report. The text has been corrected.


To solve big problems, sometimes you need a contest

Corrected on May 20, 2021: A previous of this story misstated the day Charles Lindbergh completed his transatlantic flight. The text has been corrected.


It’s a buyer’s market for real estate businesses

Corrected on May 14, 2021: A previous version of this web story incorrectly described Rick Palacios Jr.’s forecast for home sales transactions. The text has been corrected.


An hour from the nation’s capital, a different infrastructure debate

Corrected on May 10, 2021: Previous versions of this web and audio story misidentified Terawana Renee Keys. They have been corrected.


How one primary care doctor found her role in the fight against COVID-19

Corrected on May 4, 2021: A previous version of this story misstated Dr. Koven’s medical specialty. The text has been corrected.


The U.S. is trying to reclaim its rare-earth mantle

Corrected on May 5, 2021: A previous version of this story misstated the location of some of Molycorp’s former assets following its bankruptcy. The text has been corrected.


Voting rights issue sparks huge fundraising across political spectrum

Clarified on April 28, 2021: Context has been added to clarify Jay Riestenberg’s position on undisclosed political donors.


Streaming platforms are in a smackdown for the fans

Corrected on April 9, 2021: An earlier version of this story misstated bracketed information in a quote from Brandon Thurston. It should read World Wrestling Entertainment.


Why people are dropping unemployment benefits before they run out

Corrected on June 29, 2021: A previous version of this story misstated Dana Scott’s pronouns. The text has been corrected.


As state unemployment trust funds empty, employers face soaring taxes

Corrected on March 26, 2021: A previous version of this story misspelled Washington State Sen. Karen Keizer’s name in one instance. The text has been corrected.


Uber to give U.K. drivers minimum wage, retirement plan and more

Clarified on March 17, 2020: This story has been updated to clarify the classification of Uber drivers in the U.K.


American “nomads” and their “love-hate” relationship with Amazon’s CamperForce

Corrected on March 16, 2021: A previous version of this story misspelled Inyo National Forest.


Some businesses that could use the help aren’t eligible for new PPP loans

Clarified on Feb. 24, 2020: This story has been updated to clarify which businesses are subject to the 25% revenue decline restriction.


What does inflation look like?

Corrected on Feb. 23, 2021: A previous version of this story misspelled Paul Volcker’s name.


Eurostar rail service, hit by pandemic, appeals for help from U.K.

Corrected on Feb. 3, 2021: A previous version of the audio for this story misstated the profits for Eurostar. The audio has been corrected.