Here’s how Bob Jones’s publishers handled incorrect information asserted as fact

ERRATUM SLIP: An Apology — Whitcoulls Publishers apologise to the Values Rangitikei by-election candidate for the reference to him as a ‘whiskey-priest’ and as ‘having fathered five children’. This claim has no substance. In fact the candidate is a bachelor with no children. (Click for a larger view)

… which is a bit different to how Gareth Morgan handled ‘a mistake in the book that must be corrected’ in the first edition of his After The Panic.

I occasionally ask readers to clarify any matters of fact that may be inadvertently misstated in any of my writing here, but so far, there’s been not a squeak. I guess it must all be correct.

That’s reassuring.

(Thanks to G for letting me snap her book.)