Following up on Saturday's "The Gold Standard of Economic Activity Statistics, Electricity Production, Is Being Faked In China". If it turns out that the Times has another Jayson Blair in the newsroom I'm going to get crabby.
I was going to go over to Pinch Sulzberger's but decided against it when I saw that NYT closed at $6.66 yesterday. Mr. S. has overseen the destruction of 86% of the Ochs/Sulzberger family net worth and probably has things other than Chinese electricity production on his mind.
The Times has not responded to the Clusterstock report. Here's the original Times piece.
Top Chinese Economist Blasts New York Times Report About Fabricated Data