Mike Daisey, Apple, and Why Inquiry of Factory Conditions Everywhere Matters

By: Wednesday March 21, 2012 12:18 pm

We’re finally getting over the hoopla of the This American Life retraction of Mike Daisey’s Apple claims, which has led to a new emerging trend that wouldn’t be possible without the false claims Daisey made. I think Daisey did significant damage to raising awareness on labor standards around the world, particularly in China, for political [...]

This American Life Retracts Part of Mike Daisey’s Report on Apple and China

By: Friday March 16, 2012 12:13 pm

A celebrated broadcast of This American Life that depicted life at one of Apple’s manufacturing plants in China has been retracted. The venerated public radio program said the episode, from monologuist Mike Daisey, was partially fabricated, and that they would address the topic on their weekly broadcast this week. The new episode will feature a [...]

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