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Was Mike Daisey wrong to make fiction from fact?

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Mike Daisey's campaigning monologue about Apple may have succeeded as a play, but it failed as journalism. Does it matter if theatre based on real-life material takes dramatic licence?Some time ago I interviewed, for the BBC, a well-known showbusiness raconteur. The programme was running after a series of scandals about...
Was Mike Daisey wrong to make fiction from fact?

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

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: I'm Not Going To Say That I Didn't Take A Few Shortcuts In My Passion To Be Heard

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CHICAGO (AP) — An artist admitted Friday to taking shortcuts in crafting an often harrowing tale about Apple Inc.'s operations in China after the veracity of his one-man theatrical show was challenged by a public radio program that had based a broadcast on his work. But writer Mike Daisey...
MIKE DAISEY: I'm Not Going To Say That I Didn't Take A Few Shortcuts In My Passion To Be Heard

The UK govt. considers new blocking measures for websites that infringe copyright

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No sooner was SOPA effectively defeated in the US, European authorities kicked up a storm by signing up to the controversial ACTA agreement, which is a voluntary agreement between nations that covers a wide range of counterfeit goods, both physical and digital. It’s feared that the agreement would make Internet...
The UK govt. considers new blocking measures for websites that infringe copyright

Ira Glass: Here's Everything That Was Made Up In Our Big Apple Foxconn Story (AAPL)

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This American Life has a more complete explanation of what went wrong: This American Life Retracts Story Says It Can't Vouch for the Truth of Mike Daisey's Monologue about Apple in China This American Life and American Public Media’s Marketplace will reveal that a story first broadcast in January...
Ira Glass: Here's Everything That Was Made Up In Our Big Apple Foxconn Story (AAPL)

EHarmony Founder Wants to Spend $10 Million to 'Figure Out' Homosexuality

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(screencap) On television, eHarmony cofounder Neil Clark Warren seems like a pleasantly nutty character, the kind of aw-shucks senior citizen who says things like, “What I really need is a robot who can come in and talk with me” when his wife isn’t feeling chatty, and that eHarmony’s biggest problem...
EHarmony Founder Wants to Spend $10 Million to 'Figure Out' Homosexuality

Blogologues: The Internet Is Stranger Than Fiction

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  Matthew Cox and Jen Jamula. (Julienne Jones) Gianna Palmer is a guest blogger for Betabeat. The digital and the theatrical got cozy with one another on Monday night at Blogologues: Come Here Often?, a comedy show about new media at Under St. Marks. The program brought to life assorted...
Blogologues: The Internet Is Stranger Than Fiction

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Take Their Turns On Clint Eastwood's Chair

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It’s like a skateboarding dog, or a Korean pop sensation, but so much weirder: Clint Eastwood’s monologue-with-chair routine is this week’s viral video. And like all viral videos, it needs a response. So you here you go: A two-fer from Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, who were smart enough to...
Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Take Their Turns On Clint Eastwood's Chair
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Mike Daisey Will Deconstruct His Agony and Ecstasy: ‘I Will Be Making a Full Accounting of This Work’

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Mr. Daisey On his personal blog yesterday, Mike "The Boy Who Cried Foxconn" Daisey responded to Ira Glass's public shaming and retraction of excerpts of his monologue that aired on "This American Life." "I thought the dead air was a nice touch, and finishing the episode with audio pulled out...
Mike Daisey Will Deconstruct His Agony and Ecstasy: ‘I Will Be Making a Full Accounting of This Work’

Got an iPhone? Then don't listen to this | Review

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Review: The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, The Cut, Halesworth"How often do we wish that more things were handmade?" asks American monologist Mike Daisey. He stares us in the eye. "Now there are more handmade things than there have ever been in the history of the world." Most...
Got an iPhone? Then don't listen to this | Review
Does Daisey’s lie change what we know about Apple’s manufacturing?

Mike Daisey moves on from Apple, now challenges Chinese translator

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Audiences at Daisey's show in New York are "disappointed" actor made up facts in his monologue about human suffering involved in making iPads. [Read more]...
Mike Daisey moves on from Apple, now challenges Chinese translator
Why Mike Daisey isn’t done apologizing for his lies

Smule's AutoRap App Helps TC Spit Fire, Tops 2.5M Installs In A Few Days

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Smule is on fire. Just take a look at the work these guys have done since their 2008 launch: $25.5 million in funding, more app releases than I can keep up with and a pretty sweet acquisition. And the latest app, AutoRap, is seeing some incredible early success. After less...
Smule's AutoRap App Helps TC Spit Fire, Tops 2.5M Installs In A Few Days

Mike Daisey gives anyone a free byte of his Steve Jobs play

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Playwright behind monologue about the late Apple founder jeopardises his European premiere by saying he will allow anyone to perform his play royalty-freeA playwright has jeopardised the European premiere of his work by announcing plans to make the script available for performance by any other performer, at any time, anywhere...
Mike Daisey gives anyone a free byte of his Steve Jobs play

How to Conduct the Best Webinars

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I have done dozens of webinars over the past several years and have learned from the school of hard knocks as well as the best professional speaking experts what to do and what not to do. After seeing a press release from SAP talking about their experiences I thought it...
How to Conduct the Best Webinars

Saturday Night Live: Betty White Monologue

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Saturday Night Live: Betty White Monologue

Betty White Blasts Facebook, Thanks Fans In SNL Monologue

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Betty White Blasts Facebook, Thanks Fans In SNL Monologue

This American Life Retracts Entire Episode About Apple Factories After Mike Daisey Admits To Fabricating Parts Of The Story

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This is pretty big. Last month, we wrote about a This American Life episode that focused on the Foxconn factories where Apple products are made, based on a one-man show by Mike Daisey. I wrote about a few key points in the episode -- including some of the more interesting...
This American Life Retracts Entire Episode About Apple Factories After Mike Daisey Admits To Fabricating Parts Of The Story

What Angry Internet Comments Do To Our Mental Health

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With a presidential campaign, health care and the gun control debate in the news these days, one can't help getting sucked into the flame wars that are Internet comment threads. But psychologists say this addictive form of vitriolic back and forth should be avoided--or simply censored by online media outlets--because...
What Angry Internet Comments Do To Our Mental Health

Betty White’s SNL Monologue Blasts Facebook [VIDEO] - http://bit.ly/cKdAhj

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Betty White’s SNL Monologue Blasts Facebook [VIDEO] - http://bit.ly/cKdAhj

'The truth is vitally important' | Mike Daisey

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This American Life's retraction questions personal experiences in my show. I've made changes but I stand behind my workThis American Life is airing an episode this weekend that calls into question the veracity of some of the personal experiences that you're going to hear about in this monologue. And I...
'The truth is vitally important' | Mike Daisey

Daisey posts defensive statement, claiming fabrications about Apple in China were true anyway

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Monologuist Mike Daisey has posted a statement on his personal blog about the recent news surrounding the outright fabrication of much of his monologue on the state of Apple’s manufacturing in China. In it he defends his treatment of the truth by justifying it in the name of drawing attention...
Daisey posts defensive statement, claiming fabrications about Apple in China were true anyway

The Music Industry's Latest Victim: SNL's Pandora Sketch

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Mr. Mars If you went to Hulu or NBC.com this morning to catch up on this weekend’s Saturday Night Live–the highest-rated episode of the season–you could find Bruno Mars as a sad mouse mascot, Bruno Mars as a 17-year-old dropout in drag, Bruno Mars doing a monologue, and even Bruno Mars...
The Music Industry's Latest Victim: SNL's Pandora Sketch

Foxconn factory shown in Marketplace video

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After helping This American Life sift through the monologue of performer Mike Daisey, NPR Marketplace reporter Rob Schmitz got his own look at the Shenzhen plant of Apple supplier Foxconn in southern China. Read full article >>...
Foxconn factory shown in Marketplace video

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

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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 Jobs". In the monologue, which has been a notable part of the push to address...
'This American Life' Retracts Show on Foxconn Working Conditions over Fabricated Claims

Foxconn spokesman: ‘I am happy that the truth prevails, I am glad that Mike Daisey’s lies were exposed.’

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Foxconn seems to be happy about the news late last week that Mike Daisy’s Monologue about his Foxconn ‘findings’ was mostly fabricated from news reports. In a statement to Businessweek, Louis Woo, spokesman for Taipei-based Foxconn said “I am happy that the truth prevails, I am glad that Mike Daisey’s lies were exposed....
Foxconn spokesman: ‘I am happy that the truth prevails, I am glad that Mike Daisey’s lies were exposed.’

Former IT salesman: 'In part I blame the American mindset that took hold' | Joris Luyendijk

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Joris talks to an expert in banking systems about the competitive spirit – and the time when he thought he was doing good• This monologue is part of a series in which people across the financial sector speak about their working lives"We need to talk about the huge risks banks...
Former IT salesman: 'In part I blame the American mindset that took hold' | Joris Luyendijk
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