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Mike Daisey Personally Invites Critics To Revised Show

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 07.13.2012 | Home

Monologist Mike Daisey made a lot of people angry by filling out his entertaining and damning "The Agony And The Ecstasy of Steve Jobs" with lies. ...

'This American Life' Fabricator Attempts To Make Amends

Posted 07.10.2012 | Media

Mike Daisey is back with a revised version of his infamous piece about Apple factories, four months after scandal broke out around his original work. ...

Defending Mr. Daisey, Part 2: Big Fact, Little Fact

Scott Walters | Posted 06.17.2012 | Home
Scott Walters

Did Marketplace's Rob Schmitz really think that, on a tour of the facility arranged by Apple and Foxxconn that he would meet underaged workers, people poisoned on the job, or people who had been hurt in a explosion?

Defending Mr. Daisey

Scott Walters | Posted 06.03.2012 | Home
Scott Walters

It makes sense to expect that the most important aspects of Mike Daisey's monologue be able to stand up to scrutiny, but to excerpt a theatre piece, a work of testimonia, a memoir and suddenly expect it to stand up to journalistic standards is naïve at best and dishonest at worst.

The Passions of Mike Daisey

Sean Carman | Posted 05.28.2012 | DC
Sean Carman

Even if Mike Daisey is the Sharazad of documentary theater -- a man for whom fantastical tale-telling comes as a second nature -- it seems unfair to be too hard on him.

'This American Life' Fabricator's Long-Awaited Statement

Posted 03.26.2012 | Media

Actor and author Mike Daisey issued a full apology for his high-profile story on Apple manufacturers, days after it was revealed to have been partiall...

LiePad: Why Nonfiction Writers Must Never Change the Facts

Brandt Goldstein | Posted 05.21.2012 | Media
Brandt Goldstein

Can a writer working in the realm of nonfiction ever change the facts because he's Making Art or Delivering an Important Message? The view of basically every respected journalist is Hell No. But a new book takes the opposite view.

Mike Daisey's New Excuse For Fabrication Scandal

Posted 03.22.2012 | Media

Author and actor Mike Daisey complained that other journalists never challenged his work on Monday, in his first public talk since his high-profile st...

Mike Daisey: 'This American Life' Took Me Out Of Context

Posted 03.19.2012 | Media

Author and actor Mike Daisey complained that he was unfairly portrayed in his interview with "This American Life" host Ira Glass, following the revela...

WATCH: 'This American Life' Fabricator Talks About His 'Complicated' Relationship To Truth

Posted 05.16.2012 | Media

As it reels from its retraction of a story about Apple's factories in China, the producers of "This American Life" might not want to watch a video fro...

'This American Life' Retracts 'Apple Factory' Story

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.16.2012 | Technology

Radio program "This American Life" (TAL) has retracted a "partially fabricated" story about author and actor Mike Daisey's visit to Foxconn factories ...