Originally Posted by irishjc820
I think I am going to puke. Fairfield's alumni magazine just went out, and it was discovered that we listed someone as deceased who is still alive. I proofed the article and didn't catch it. Ultimately, it's not my fault because I didn't write it and I'm not responsible for sign-off of the magazine, but I was asked to help proof when my VP was on vacation, so I'm so afraid someone's going to try to put the blame on me. I was just in tears in my boss' office. UGH. I hate work so much right now!
What a crummy mess to deal with. Hopefully no one will try to blame you for that mistake. I think that the person who wrote it is responsible. You were only asked to proof the article, not fact check.