Most people don’t pay much attention. And what appears is made in the interest of accuracy and, probably, to avoid legal problems.
Wouldn’t it be great if we had a an area of our lives for corrections and clarifications?
In a way we do, if we remember to use it.
Have you ever contacted someone to clear up a miscommunication? Reestablish a relationship? Apologize for something you did?
When you communicate poorly do you do the work of clarifying what you meant? Do you own up to mistakes?
Corrections & Clarifications are important for print publications, but even more important for personal integrity and success.