Is this a Brendan Fraser conspiracy?

When I read this on yahoo.com, I thought the missing word may have been a careless error:

But now I’m not so sure. There may be a conspiracy over at the Internet giant to ruin the actor’s career. Why else would the editors run another story about the star of “The Mummy”?

The actor who may have been blacklisted and who may have been sexually assaulted is Brendan Fraser.

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Do you work for the same company?

Editors at Yahoo News seem to be unfamiliar with sports writer Ben Rohrbach — or at least how to spell his name:

That’s a little odd. Not just because it’s so easy to verify the spelling of a name (what with the Internet and all), but because Ben Rohrbach is a writer for “Big League Stew,” a column for Yahoo Sports:

You’d think the editors would know better or would at least try to avoid embarrassing themselves in front of millions of readers.

Not a good place for that

The home page of Yahoo News is not a good place for a typo — especially in a headline:

That Shrkeli fella is actually Martin Shkreli.

Not a good place for that

The front page of Yahoo! — yahoo.com — is allegedly one of the most visited pages in the world. So, you’d think the editors would be extra careful to avoid misspellings and typos. This is one of those:

The man is Nelsan Ellis and this is not a good time or place to misspell his name.

Not a good place for this

Misspelling Dwyane Wade’s name on your home page? Not a good move, Yahoo! Style.

Even more fake news?

Does the misspelling of Vladimir Putin’s name constitute fake news on Yahoo! Style?

More fake news?

Is this “news” from Yahoo! Celebrity as fake as the spelling of Bryan Tanaka’s name?

Is this a case of fake news?

If a major Internet news site like Yahoo! News writes a headline about someone it calls Greg Allman, is it fake news?

The editors haven’t just misspelled Gregg Allman’s name; they’ve overcapitalized or undercapitalized the name of his band. It seems they just can’t decide if it was the Allman Brothers Band of The Allman Brothers Band.

How many does it take?

How many errors does it take for a website to lose credibility. If you see three errors in a photo caption, like this one from Yahoo! Style, do you trust anything about the site?

The author is writing about Hillary Kerr, but can’t manage to spell her name right, nor the name of the websites Byrdie and Obsessee.

I’d give that caption an A+ for alternative facts and an F for accuracy. But wait! There’s more! The caption was reformatted and “corrected.” Except that two of three errors are still there:

She’s still not a princess

Let’s skip right over that misspelling of a cappella on Yahoo! Style and focus on the misspelling of Charlotte Casiraghi’s name:

And then let’s focus on the assertion that she is an “actual Princess of Monaco.” No, even if the writer had managed to get her name right, she’d be wrong about that royal title. Charlotte Casiraghi may be eighth in line to the throne of Monaco, but she is not a princess; in fact, she has no royal title. None.

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