Corrections

Although we try to be accurate, mistakes do happen.  If you would like to alert us to the need for a correction, here's where to write:   corrections@wamc.org

Correction: Oct. 22, 2014

In a report by Lucas Willard about the acquisition of IBM's chip business by Global Foundries, the IBM plant in East Fishkill was mistakenly identified as being in Westchester County. It's actually in Dutchess County.

Correction: Sept. 24, 2014

In a report by Patrick Garrett on Sen. Schumer's legislation to cut down on carcinogenic fire retardants, the research of UAlbany professor Dr. Susan Shaw was described inaccurately as having concerned children; in fact, it instead showed that the blood of California firefighters contains high levels of toxic flame retardants and their cancer-causing by-products that are released when furniture, plastics and other household materials burn during fires.

Correction: July 31, 2014

In a report by Lucas Willard on an archeology dig in Lake George a source was misidentified as "Pete Bump" instead of "Frank Bump."

Correction: July 28, 2014

During a live report on WAMC's Midday Magazine, WAMC's Pat Bradley referred to mosquitoes instead of ticks when discussing the transmission of Lyme disease.

Correction: February 10, 2014
During Vox Pop's Medical Monday show with WAMC's Alan Chartock, guest Dr. Andalib Nawab mistakenly referred to the mitral valve as being on the right side of the heart. The mitral valve is located on the left side of the heart, posterior to the aortic valve in the left atrium. Listen to the show.

Correction: January 2, 2014
In a recent interview with WAMC's Alan Chartock, guest John Stanmeyer refers to a certain type of Indonesian bench that he bought for $125 in Asia, saying those same benches would probably sell at Asia Barongin Great Barrington, Massachusetts for $2000 or $3000. Asia Barong confirms that the items, in fact, sell in the range of $295 to $365.  Listen to the interview.