The 1619 tells readers it’s supplying them with the correct version of history. How many readers did this purportedly authoritative telling of history mislead in the seven months before correction? How many students were assigned the essay in class? The Times also appears to have ignored guidance from historians asked to review the piece before publication.
Link: A Pulitzer Prize Was Just Given To The 1619 Essay The New York Times Admitted Was Historically Inaccurate