A Newspaper Apologizes to Fiona Mullen

There's enough here for someone to write a sad ballad.

It generally does not take a major newspaper four months to correct itself. Nor, usually, is the correction displayed with the kind of standalone prominence granted here.

However, once the particulars are absorbed, it’s easy to understand why the Times of London felt the need to banner the following Aug. 23 “Correction and Apology:”

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The Irish daily edition of The Times was launched last September.

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