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