Times Fact-Checkers Embarrassed By 'Know-It-All' ReaderS

The NYT values their super-smart readers! Or do they? "I got this back from the Times after I complained about a mistake in Alex Witchel's article on [the television show] "Mad Men,'" in this Sunday's New York Times Magazine, says a reader. "Looks like somebody hit "Reply To All" once too often! Both [writer] Witchel & [research editor] Alani called me a know-it-all."

The original correspondence:

Times Fact-Checkers Embarrassed By 'Know-It-All' ReaderS



Replied-to-all Alex Witchel, the article's author:

Times Fact-Checkers Embarrassed By 'Know-It-All' ReaderS



Uh oh! replies Times Research Editor Anaheed Alani, "I think this know-it-all might be right"!

Times Fact-Checkers Embarrassed By 'Know-It-All' ReaderS