The mistake: “The Fast and the Furious is movie franchise that’s been incredibly successful to its backers.”
The Copy Vigilante says: Once again we have the dreaded missing word. Granted, it’s a small word – a – but it is missing nonetheless, butchering this sentence! (It should read “The Fast and the Furious is a movie franchise…”) And to make matters worse it’s in the very first sentence of the story. The old print guys like the NY Daily News should know better. Tsk. Tsk.