A reader writes:

You quoted Dave Ewing as saying, "The headline you won't see: 'Millions saved in Japan by good engineering and government building codes'. But it's the truth". Of course, the next day the NYTimes wrote, "Japan’s Strict Building Codes Saved Lives". One wonders if the Times read Dave's tweet, or if Dave's lack of faith in the journalism industry is simply unwarranted.

Dave promptly tweeted the NYT story, adding, "But it is nice to know that I was wrong".

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