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The best work Daisey ever made


Ironically enough, I am currently discussing ethics in another course I am taking—Applied Research in Personality. This week in this psychology course we have been discussing the ramifications of psychological studies and experiments, and namely what is considered unethical. Methods in Behavioral Research, the text for the course, states that “deception occurs when there is … Continue reading

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Should We Feel Bad About This?


“Retraction” brings up numerous issues concerning decision making for stakeholders and shareholders. For this blog post, I am going to reflect on three decisions that were brought about throughout “Retraction” concerning Mike Daisey as a manager, the managers at “This American Life”, and Apple’s top managers. First, it is clear throughout the podcast that TAL … Continue reading

A “Theatrical” Truth
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A “Theatrical” Truth


This American Life, a journalism authority retracted Mike Daisey’s monologue.  Additionally Daisey regretted airing his performance through this reputable news source.  However, Daisey, much to the frustration of This American Life, adamantly defended his work in other realms.  While Daisey admitted that it was a mistake to frame his monologue as journalism he claims that … Continue reading