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Mike Daisey Pushes Back in Blog Post

March 19, 2012 | 8:32 am

Mike Daisey Pushes Back in Blog Post

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Mike Daisey is pushing back today on the mesmerizing if excruciating 57 minutes of radio that was this weekend’s “This American Life” show. The program, titled “Retraction,” was an investigation and mea culpa regarding falsehoods in Daisey’s monologue about abuses at Apple contractor Foxconn in China, which was broadcast on the show in January. The […]

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March 17, 2012 | 8:55 am

Listen to This American Life’s Mike Daisey Retraction

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In January, the radio show “This American Life” ran an excerpt from monologist Mike Daisey’s show “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs,” but now it’s retracted the segment after Rob Schmitz, a reporter for another radio show, “Marketplace,” discovered that many of Daisey’s claims were false. The show includes a highly emotional interview […]

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