Copy Editors Asleep At the Wheel

December 28, 2010 22:43 by

UPDATE December 29: Voice of America corrected the mistake. See VOA blogger Jessica Stahl's comment on this post.

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Ali Akbar Siadat, an Iranian political prisoner, was hanged in Tehran's notorious Evin Prison, accused of spying for Israel. I don't know if Siadat was Jewish, but this Voice of America headline inexplicably thinks he was Israeli.

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