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This American Life Retraction

The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs: Minneapolis Theater Group to Perform Mike Daisey Play, Incorporating This American Life Controversy

Rachel Kramer Bussel | Posted 05.20.2012 | Home
Rachel Kramer Bussel

Prior to the airing of last weekend's Retraction episode of This American Life, the big story around Mike Daisey's monologue was its release as a free download, available for others to perform royalty-free.

Busted: Mike Daisey Caught Red-handed

Chelsea Carmona | Posted 05.18.2012 | Media
Chelsea Carmona

Ira Glass took full responsibility for airing the narrative and repeatedly apologized to his viewers throughout Friday's broadcast. Unfortunately, Mike Daisey's apology wasn't quite as convincing.

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' Not The First To Deal With A Fabrication Scandal

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.16.2012 | Media

The journalism world was rocked Friday when public radio program "This American Life" announced that it was retracting a story it had run about the co...

'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 ...