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From Silicon Valley To Shenzhen [Exclusive Book Excerpt]

Mike Daisey’s NPR monologue may have misrepresented his experience at Foxconn in China, but his main findings about working conditions there ring true. Underage workers, health hazards and debilitating overtime are findings echoed by sociologist Dr. Boy Lüthje, who has spent the last decade researching labor conditions at China’s contract manufacturers where U.S. tech giants [.
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NPR: Mike Daisey’s theatrical piece on Foxconn workers’ plight is mostly theatrics

Technology Industry News / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac (3 years ago)

Marketplace and This American Life have retracted their stories based on the work of Mike Daisey based on further reporting and the accounts of his translator. Daisey’s one man show relives his trip to Foxconn where he claims among ... Read Post

'This American Life' Retracts Show on Foxconn Working Conditions over Fabricated Claims

Technology Industry News / Apple : (3 years ago)

Back in January, popular radio show This American Life aired an episode dedicated to working conditions at Foxconn's factories in China, drawing heavily from Mike Daisey's theater monologue entitled "The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve J... Read Post

Whoopsie Daisey: NPR This American Life episode on Foxconn's iPad factories 'partially fabricated,' retracted

Technology Industry News / Apple : The Unofficial Apple Weblog (3 years ago)

Last month, we reported on Mike Daisey's "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs", a monologue in which the storyteller opines on his trip to China and his time with workers in a Foxconn iPad plant. Daisey's story was the basis of ... Read Post

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