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Mike Daisey

Mike Daisey wanted to bring attention to working conditions at manufacturing plants in China. The only problem is that some of his stories simply weren't true, and that distracted from a very real global issue.

By December 11, 2012


Woz supports Mike Daisey's message and says you should too

Apple co-founder says he loved Daisey's show and believes media misunderstands the actor and Apple critic. He credits Daisey with helping to prod Apple into improving working conditions in China.

By March 19, 2012


Mike Daisey's latest excuse: I was quoted out of context

Three days after 'This American Life' retracted his report about working conditions at iPad factories, Daisy now says the radio show used some of his material 'out of context.'

By March 19, 2012


Mike Daisey blasts Mossberg, Swisher over Tim Cook interview

The outspoken Apple critic says that the interview at the All Things Digital D10 conference fell short when the topic of China came up.

By May 31, 2012


Apple critic Mike Daisey is as hot as ever

Public ridicule for embellishing and fictionalizing details of suffering at Foxconn plants that make Apple products has done little to slow down the career of the theatric monologist.

By May 3, 2012


Mike Daisey exposer on Foxconn factory: 'it's like college'

The reporter who exposed Mike Daisey's lies about Foxconn has toured the factory, and says it's like a college campus.

By April 9, 2012


Daisey revealer gains access to Foxconn factory floor

Public radio journalist Rob Schmitz is only the second Western journalist to visit the Chinese factory since the January airing of Mike Daisey's fabricated account.

By April 8, 2012


Mike Daisey disappears, then reappears

Disgraced Apple commentator briefly disables his Twitter account and takes his public blog private, only to resurrect them as speculation about his disappearance grows.

By April 3, 2012


Group seeks recall of Daisey-inspired petition on iPad labor

A Change.org petition signed by 255,000 people since January demanded Apple protect Chinese workers, but the document was based on actor's now debunked claims.

By March 26, 2012


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

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.

By March 19, 2012