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(From Philippine Daily Inquirer)
Byline: Raul J. Palabrica
ONE of the hardest things to make a person do is admit his mistakes. Blame it on a false sense of pride or self-esteem, but "mea culpa" are two of the least used words in our vocabulary. Their usage usually invites raised eyebrows or quizzical looks.
Not content with the Inquirer acknowledging its errors through this column or its pages, a reader with e-mail address at , wanted to know more about the newspaper's correction policy. He wrote: "Does the Inquirer have a correction box like the New York Times in their online edition or paper edition?
"A section in the newspaper where the editors can put all the corrections for their readers to see? If not, then isn't it a good idea to have one?"
Before I discuss the reader's …