Could there be a better Halloween related correction?
New York Times corrects: Reporter’s name is not "Chillian J. Yikes” http://t.co/1jlD8Iq1l4
— Poynter (@Poynter) November 1, 2013
Best correction EVER.
New York Times corrects: Reporter’s name is not ‘Chillian J. Yikes’ | Poynter.: http://t.co/AY9UXuTAsL
— Lainie Steelman (@LainieSteelman) November 1, 2013
The New York Times got a writer’s joke Halloween Twitter handle, Chillian J. Yikes, confused with her real name, Jillian C. York:
— Jillian C. York (@jilliancyork) November 1, 2013
Here’s how the “joke” name appeared on her Twitter account:
Hopefully this doesn’t cause any confusion, because “yikes” is also non-liberal readers’ pseudonym for Paul Krugman.