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Ottawa Citizen apology to David Bowie

on June 24, 2014


Canadian newspaper, The Ottawa Citizen, has just posted an apology to David Bowie regarding the removal of Chris Hadfield's Space Oddity on YouTube.


Here follows that apology in full.



Apology to David Bowie


On May 16, 2014, The Ottawa Citizen published a prominent commentary piece written by Blayne Haggart on our op-ed page that David Bowie was responsible for the removal from YouTube of astronaut Chris Hadfield's video version of "Space Oddity" which was viewed over 22 million times. The commentary erroneously claimed that Mr.