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Retracting Mike Daisey

March 27, 2012

Tags: Mike Daisey, Ira Glass, Apple in China, fabrication, retraction

Ira Glass, host of the popular NPR radio program This American Life, discovered that one of the show's most popular episodes contained numerous fabrications. A second episode, called Retraction (aired 3-12-12), reveals the errors in Mike Daisey's story about visiting Foxconn, which makes iPads and other products for Apple in China (more…)