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Mike Daisey returns with altered version of The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs

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Mike Daisey. Photo by Stan Barouh Mike Daisey’s fall from grace was well documented after This American Life retracted a story about the worker abuses that the playwright claimed he saw at Chinese consumer electronics factories. Daisey — after several days of painful rumblings in which he said, among other things, “What I...
Mike Daisey returns with altered version of The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs

Mike Daisey says radio show took his comments out of context

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Three days after This American Life broadcast said they could no longer stand behind a report from actor and Apple critic Mike Daisey about suffering he said he witnessed at iPad-making factories, he now suggests his comments were taken out of context. [Read more]...
Mike Daisey says radio show took his comments out of context

Mike Daisey's First Public Talk After the 'This American Life' Retraction

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The performer continued to mix apologies with defenses of his fact-based but not factual work....
Mike Daisey's First Public Talk After the 'This American Life' Retraction

Marketplace takes a look at how the iPad is made and who, exactly, builds it

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The unique privilege of jumpsuiting up and prowling the Foxconn factory floor may be reserved for the likes of Tim Cook and Nightline's Bill Weir, but thanks to American Public Media's Marketplace, we can all take a peek at the iPad production line. The above video is part of...
Marketplace takes a look at how the iPad is made and who, exactly, builds it
Apple CEO suits up at Foxconn factory

"This American Life" Is Throwing Mike Daisey Under Bus For Fabricated Apple Story... But They Have Some Serious Explaining To Do

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In a huge and startling scandal, the public-radio program "This American Life" (TAL) is retracting a whole episode that it aired about Mike Daisey's investigation of Apple's manufacturing processes. TAL says that it has discovered that much of the episode was "fabricated." And it is quick to lay the...
"This American Life" Is Throwing Mike Daisey Under Bus For Fabricated Apple Story... But They Have Some Serious Explaining To Do
The Truth is Complicated

Watch an iPad being made in this rare video from inside Apple’s Foxconn factory

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Reporter Rob Schmitz is the Shanghai Bureau Chief of Marketplace. He’s the guy who debunked a large portion of Mike Daisey’s accounts from China about Apple’s Foxconn factories. Now, he’s become only the second reporter ever to gain access to visit the factory floor  at that supplier. He’s written a detailed...
Watch an iPad being made in this rare video from inside Apple’s Foxconn factory

Today in Tech: The 'partially fabricated' iPad factory interview

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Fortune's curated selection of tech stories from the weekend. Sign up to get the round-up delivered to you each and every day. * Apple (AAPL) is holding a conference call later this morning to discuss what the company intends to do with its roughly $100 billion in cash. (Fortune) Performer Mike Daisey. Photo: Mike...
Today in Tech: The 'partially fabricated' iPad factory interview

What were the “falsehoods” in Mike Daisy’s Apple show?

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A monologist who shined a harsh light on Apple has himself come under scrutiny Daisey performing "The Agony and the Ecstacy of Steve Jobs" “Daisey lied to me,” wrote This American Life producer Ira Glass Friday as he announced that his radio show was withdrawing its most popular episode —...
What were the “falsehoods” in Mike Daisy’s Apple show?

The Complaints Of Foxconn Employees Are Like The Complaints Of A Lot Normal Employees (AAPL)

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Marketplace reporter Rob Schmitz is taking a long look at the Foxconn factory where iPhones and iPads are made.  Schmitz is a big deal because he's the reporter who broke the news that Mike Daisey had made up large portions of his report on Foxconn for This American Life....
The Complaints Of Foxconn Employees Are Like The Complaints Of A Lot Normal Employees (AAPL)

Here's A Numeric Breakdown Of Just How Bad It Is To Work At Foxconn

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An investigative series by the New York Times and a performance piece by Mike Daisey featured on This American Life have put the spotlight on Foxconn, the Taiwanese company whose massive Chinese factories manufacture some of the world's most popular consumer electronics. As well as working with companies like Dell, Motorola, Nokia and Hewlett-Packard, Foxconn assembles...
Here's A Numeric Breakdown Of Just How Bad It Is To Work At Foxconn

Retracting "Mr. Daisey and the Apple Factory"

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Retracting "Mr. Daisey and the Apple Factory": Holy shit this is bad. That’s all you can really say. This episode was easily the most widely circulated in the tech community for obvious reasons. And it generated thousands of other related stories. Host Ira Glass: I have difficult news. We’ve learned...
Retracting "Mr. Daisey and the Apple Factory"

“This American Life” retracts Apple labor conditions episode

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The radio program This American Life on Friday posted a note on its website saying that it is retracting a previous episode of the show, in which monologist Mike Daisey described the working conditions in factories in China that produce Apple’s most popular devices, saying it “was partially fabricated.” It’s...
“This American Life” retracts Apple labor conditions episode
Worth a listen: This American Life’s emotional showdown with Mike Daisey over iPad factory conditions

Ira Glass: Playwright Mike Daisey lied to me about Apple piece

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Mike Daisey This American Life today retracted a story that it aired in January which included excerpts from the one-man show “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs” by playwright Mike Daisey. In a blog post titled “RETRACTING “MR. DAISEY AND THE APPLE FACTORY,” the popular radio host wrote that...
Ira Glass: Playwright Mike Daisey lied to me about Apple piece

Watch the journalist who busted Mike Daisey report from Foxconn’s iPad factory

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Mike Daisey Here’s what journalism actually looks like. Hats off to Marketplace Shanghai Bureau Chief Rob Schmitz who follows up his truth-squadding of playwright Mike Daisey’s play, The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, with this first-hand account of life at the massive Foxconn manufacturing center in China. According to...
Watch the journalist who busted Mike Daisey report from Foxconn’s iPad factory
Mike Daisey issues first actual apology for his monologue, says he 'violated trust'

Would Steve Jobs Have Approved? Artist Offers His Apple Monologue, Performance Rights, For Free

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As sales of its products soar, and its share price continues to climb, Apple has come under increasing scrutiny because of the working conditions in the Chinese factories where its iPhone and iPad are manufactured. This has led Apple's CEO, Tim Cook, to announce recently that the Fair Labor Association...
Would Steve Jobs Have Approved? Artist Offers His Apple Monologue, Performance Rights, For Free

Why Mike Daisey had to lie to tell the truth about Apple

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A couple of months ago, the wildly popular public radio program “This American Life” aired a show that detailed the work of a performer named Mike Daisey. Daisey had been performing a one-man show in theaters called “The ­Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs,” which detailed his obsession with...
Why Mike Daisey had to lie to tell the truth about Apple

Artist changes Apple, Foxconn monologue after admitting falsehoods

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After admitting on the "This American Life" radio program that he had fabricated some of his experiences for dramatic purposes, artist Mike Daisey has changed his monologue about Apple and its manufacturing partner Foxconn to remove anything he can't "stand behind."...
Artist changes Apple, Foxconn monologue after admitting falsehoods

Why Mike Daisey Isn't Done Apologizing For His Lies

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Nine days after monologist Mike Daisey was exposed as a fabulist, a man who manufactured personal stories about Apple’s supply chain in China out of thin air in hopes of selling a message and theater tickets, he finally apologized for his actions. In doing so, he once again left...
Why Mike Daisey Isn't Done Apologizing For His Lies

If the new iPad is "hot," what do you call a MacBook Pro?

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The heat generated by Consumer Reports' thermal test is likely to dissipate quickly  Source: Consumer Reports Mike Daisey owes Consumer Reports' Donna Tapellini a thank-you note for diverting attention -- at least briefly -- from his malfeasances with her preliminary report on the new iPad. CR engineers discovered -- and on...
If the new iPad is "hot," what do you call a MacBook Pro?

Can You Take Fact Checking Too Far?

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Earlier this year, there was a lot of attention paid to the popular radio program This American Life (TAL) having to retract its episode based on storyteller Mike Daisey's one-man show, in which he claimed to be telling a story about his own trip to visit Apple factories in China,...
Can You Take Fact Checking Too Far?

Petitions Demand Apple Improve Foxconn Conditions

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Two online petitions beseech Apple to improve working conditions in the Chinese factories that make its products. The petitions, both filed within the last two weeks, follow a renewed round of criticism directed at the company over labor practices at overseas facilities like the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen, China....
Petitions Demand Apple Improve Foxconn Conditions

The Morning Lowdown 3-27-12

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Some of the stories people are talking about this morning: »  You can buy the Harry Potter e-books now—here’s what you need to know (paidContent) »  Why Mike Daisey isn’t done apologizing for his lies (GigaOM) »  The future of magazines should look a lot like Spotify (PandoDaily) » ...
The Morning Lowdown 3-27-12

Today in Tech: Mike Daisey responds to Apple backlash

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Fortune’s curated selection of tech stories from the last 24 hours. Sign up to get the round-up delivered to you each and every day. * Off-broadway performer Mike Daisey took to his blog in response to mounting criticism that he “partially fabricated” his observations of Foxconn iPad factories. “In the last forty-eight hours I...
Today in Tech: Mike Daisey responds to Apple backlash

Group plans disruptive protest tomorrow at Apple’s Grand Central Store over Foxconn conditions

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Looks like Apple won’t be getting away easily this time as a petition over unethical working conditions at Foxconn factories blew up, turning into a real-world protest over Apple’s labor practices. Consumer groups SumOfUs and Change.org previously said that over 35,000 people signed their “Stop Worker Abuse” online petition...
Group plans disruptive protest tomorrow at Apple’s Grand Central Store over Foxconn conditions

Dialed In #215: The agony and ecstacy of Mike Daisey

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This week's podcast dissects Mike Daisey, the actor whose "artistic license" in his damning one-man show about Apple's iPhone factory is clouding the real issues. [Read more]...
Dialed In #215: The agony and ecstacy of Mike Daisey

This American Life retracts hugely popular episode on Apple and China

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Well-loved radio show This American Life—spawned from station WBEZ right here in Chicago—has some "difficult news" about one its most popular shows, on Apple and labor conditions in China. The episode "contained significant fabrications," writes TAL host Ira Glass today on the show's blog. He is devoting this week's...
This American Life retracts hugely popular episode on Apple and China
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