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This American Life Pulls Mike Daisey's Story About Apple's Labor Abuses in China Because Daisey Played Fast and Loose With the Facts

United States / Seattle : Slog

The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, a monologue by the great American storyteller Mike Daisey about labor abuses in Chinese factories where Apple products are made, was hugely successful. It seemed to move mountains—in its wake...

Mike Daisey Issues Long Apology

Media / Publishing : GalleyCat

In a long apology posted on his site, storyteller Mike Daisey apologized to his audience, theater professionals, journalists and human rights activists for fabricating stories in his popular monologue, The Agony and the Ecstasy of S...

This American Life retracts Mike Daisey story about Apple factory in China

Industries / Media : Media Wire

This American Life | Mike Daisey | Marketplace | Business Insider This week’s “This American Life” will be devoted to the discovery that “one of our most popular episodes was partially fabricated,” a notice on the… Read more

This American Life Retracts Mike Daisey Foxconn Story

Industries / Media : FishbowlLA

This American Life has retracted its HUGE story on working conditions at Apple’s Foxconn factory in China. It turns out major parts of the piece were fabricated by performer Mike Daisey–who drew material for his story from his one-m...

Presented with contradictions, Mike Daisey won’t admit lying about facts of Apple story

Industries / Media : Media Wire

This American Life In this weekend’s episode of “This American Life,” called “Retraction,” Ira Glass and Marketplace’s Rob Schmitz talk to monologuist Mike Daisey in an effort to separate fact from fiction in his now-retracted story...


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