The January 27th Reporters' Roundtable episode, Apple's China problem, features Mike Daisey, the writer and performer of The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs. I found about about Daisey when I heard the episode of "This American Life" that featured him, Mr. Daisey and the Apple Factory. As you probably know by now, "This American Life" recently retracted that episode after producers discovered that many of the incidents underpinning Daisey's monologue were embellished or fabricated.
Daisey's monologue contains fiction and should never have been presented as fact. It is not journalism, even … Read more