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Why Journalists Aren’t Reporting the Real Story about Apple and Foxconn (TCTV)

4 years agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Why haven’t American technology journalists reported the truth about the working conditions at the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen, China – a 430,000 person factory that manufactures around 50% of all the personal communications devices used in America? Why aren’t they doing their job? According to the monologist Mike Daisey, it’s not only journalists who have missed the real story about the inhumane working conditions at Foxconn.
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Foxconn Conditions “Above Norm” for Chinese Factory

Technology : Shelly Palmer Digital Living (3 years ago)

The Fair Labor Association began its investigation into the working conditions at Foxconn’s factory in Shenzen, China, where many Apple products are made. The initial report says that working conditions are quote, way, way above ave... Read Post

The FLA Now says Apple’s Foxconn factories have ‘tons of issues’

Technology : The Next Web Blog (3 years ago)

The Fair Labor Association tasked with auditing a Foxconn Technology Group plant in Shenzhen, China has found a ‘ton of issues’ that need fixing, according to a report from Bloomberg. This report... Read Post

An Interview With Rob Schmitz, The Reporter Who Fact-Checked Mike Daisey [TCTV]

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

Rob Schmitz is a reporter and Marketplace Correspondent based in Shanghai, China. He has spent time in many factories - as well as a bit of time outside of the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen, the same factory fabulist Mike Daisey inter... Read Post


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