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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

Blog 2

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