Ever since Apple basher Mike Daisey was exposed as a liar, he has been justifying his lies as "dramatic license" and a different sort of "truth" and so on.
And he has been saying that his "mistake" was allowing the radio show "This American Life" to broadcast an excerpt of his one-man show about his fearless investigation into Apple's manufacturing processes.
By allowing This American Life to broadcast the excerpt, Daisey seems to be saying, he allowed This American Life to mislead people into thinking that everything he said was true.
Last weekend the public radio show This American Life did something for the first time since it debuted in 1995:
Apple’s brand glared in the media spotlight this past week, after the public learned that performance artist Mike Daisey’s theatrical rendering of the struggles of Apple factory workers contained false claims—painfully exposed on an...
Monologuist Mike Daisey, we've all learned, is an excellent liar. Now, let's see what else Daisey has lied about in his decades-long career, besides many of the facts in his story about investigating Foxconn. Here's one. More »
The blog semi-hiatus continues this week. But I do want to break my silence long enough to recommend three must-reads on the matter of Mike Daisey, the lying liar who bamboozled the public radio show “This American Life” about Apple...