Best newspaper correction you’ll read this week

The Times recently ran an obituary of former Sunday Times investigative reporter Philip Jacobson, who has died aged 79.

Quite a man he turns out to be, and not just for his memorable coverage of Bloody Sunday and its aftermath.

But there was one detail it got wrong.

Raise a glass to Philip Jacobson everybody.

And the opening line of the Times’ obituary.

Philip Jacobson believed in speaking directly to those caught up in foreign wars, rather than discussing them with the politicians or the generals. In a career that took him to conflicts across the world, he reported fearlessly on their impact on ordinary people.