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

Truth or Lie?
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Truth or Lie?


(Image Source) After listening to the podcast “Retraction,” I find myself thinking about journalism in general, and I question how much of what I read and hear is actually the truth. I feel as though this is a commonly discussed issue amongst American citizens. How do we know that what we are reading in the … Continue reading

Foxconn & Our Social Responsibility
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Foxconn & Our Social Responsibility


Mike Daisey’s monologue on This American Life publicized the gruesome working conditions and unexposed story about manufacturing in Shenzhen, China.  His listener can easily relate to his love of technology, for our society admires the newest shiny Apple electronic.  Although we can clearly read that our beloved products are made in China, few realize what … Continue reading