I tried to get Bracken to endorse that view, but he’s well ensconced in his role as impartial arbiter.

“I think that can be your pitch,” he told me, laughing. “People should apply to the category that most fits their idea. I’m excited about all four [categories].

“Don’t make me choose,” he said.

Correction of the Week

“On May 24, 2010, we published an article headed ‘Sophie Dahl: I’m no weight watcher’ containing personal comments that we said had been taken from Sophie Dahl’s Twitter page. We now accept that Sophie Dahl does not have an active Twitter page and the comments were invented by hoaxers. The page has now been removed from circulation. We are happy to make this clear and apologise to Sophie Dahl for any distress and embarrassment our article has caused.” - Daily Express

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Craig Silverman is the editor of RegretTheError.com and the author of Regret The Error: How Media Mistakes Pollute the Press and Imperil Free Speech. He is also the editorial director of OpenFile.ca and a columnist for the Toronto Star.