Another Defense of Scott Irwin and Craig Pirrong

Behold (via Tyler Cowen). I originally posted about this story here. Of course, the New York Times has taken no steps whatsoever to correct its “outrageously bad journalism” (James Hamilton’s words), which means that the paper’s ethics problems are going from bad to worse. Just out of curiosity, does anyone in charge at the Times care that the paper’s reputation is plummeting to subterranean levels?