Cathy’s Version of Events
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Cathy’s Version of Events


I decided to write my short story as a reflection piece from the perspective of Mike Daisy’s translator, Cathy, after hearing about Daisy’s piece on working conditions at Foxconn. “今天我遇到了一名美国记者采访了谁打电话核实一个故事,以前的’商人’麦克·黛西,他是一个人,我最近翻译为他走访了三个不同的工厂在中国各地,采访到了一些人对他们的在工厂的工作条件和时间,然而,这是一个非常不同 Advertisements Continue reading

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Reactions to Blog Post 2


Great Posts SHENZHEN-THE CITY WHERE I COME FROM by Weichen MIKE DAISEY VISITS SHENZHEN by Brigit MIKE DAISY: APPLE MAGIC by Katie (great imagery!) MOVING TOWARDS PREVENTION by Lauren WHAT ARE FOXCONN’S SOLUTIONS? by Marty WOnderful comments and interaction: On Brigit’s. Rachel and Weichen Marty and enoo6 (?) Continue reading

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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

Lying Mike Dasiey
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Lying Mike Dasiey


Looking back to last week when I listened to Mike Daisey’s monologue I feel very foolish now for even believing him. Although he was very convincing, he deceived his audience by failing to disclose the fact that his story was not entirely true. Many of his facts were exaggerated and some things did not even … Continue reading

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The Effect of Lies


Mike Daisy’s story being broadcast on This American Life created quite the controversy. I think what Daisy did, lying about his story being completely true so that it would be broadcast as journalism, was unethical and irresponsible. He even admitted to being afraid that someone would discover that he did not tell his story exactly … Continue reading

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Foxconn and Apple abuse human labor


After listening to Mike Daisey’s podcast about the atrocities occurring in Shenzhen, I am concerned that these working conditions will be allowed to continue indefinitely. Daisey talked of 13 year old girls working in factories, 12 hour shifts, nerve damaging chemicals, mass amount of suicides, and general abuse of people in order to create electronics. … Continue reading