Mike Daisey http://kalw.org en Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-friday-media-roundtable-12 <p>On today&#39;s Your Call, it&rsquo;s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we&rsquo;ll have a conversation about media coverage of &#39;This American Life&#39; retracting Mike Daisey&#39;s&nbsp;&nbsp;monologue&nbsp;about Apple-Foxconn. We&rsquo;ll also mark the 9<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. We&rsquo;ll be joined by Mother Jones&rsquo; Andy Kroll, Atlantic&rsquo;s Rebecca Greenfield, and Aljazeera&rsquo;s Jane Arraf joins us from Baghdad. Join us live at 10 or send and email to <a href="mailto:feedback@yourcallradio.org">feedback@yourcallradio.org</a>. Fri, 23 Mar 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Malihe Razazan 7949 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable Truth: The theatrical tragedy of Mike Daisey http://kalw.org/post/truth-theatrical-tragedy-mike-daisey <p>Oh, what a mess.</p><p>By now you&rsquo;ve heard about the dust up over the This American Life episode that aired this weekend&mdash; &ldquo;Retraction&rdquo;&mdash; in which the show did the unprecedented. It took back a story it had aired on the grounds that some of the material turned out not to be factual. You may have also seen the story arc for the past few days of Mike Daisey, the monologist whose work is at the center of it all.</p> Wed, 21 Mar 2012 22:25:10 +0000 Noah J. Nelson 7905 at http://kalw.org Truth: The theatrical tragedy of Mike Daisey This American Life retracts Apple factory episode http://kalw.org/post/american-life-retracts-apple-factory-episode <p><a href="http://www.thisamericanlife.org/blog/2012/03/retracting-mr-daisey-and-the-apple-factory"><em>This American Life</em>&nbsp;is retracting&nbsp;its&nbsp;episode &ldquo;Mister Daisey and the Apple Factory,&rdquo;</a> based on Mike Daisey&rsquo;s monologue about Foxconn factories that manufacture iPhones and iPads, which contains&nbsp;what&nbsp;<em>TAL</em> acknowledges were&nbsp;numerous fabrications.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.marketplace.org/topics/life/ieconomy/acclaimed-apple-critic-made-details">These fabrications were uncovered by <em>Marketplace</em>&rsquo;s China Correspondent</ Fri, 16 Mar 2012 20:04:50 +0000 Matt Martin 7620 at http://kalw.org This American Life retracts Apple factory episode On Today's Your Call: Can Apple make an ethical iPhone? http://kalw.org/post/todays-your-call-can-apple-make-ethical-iphone <p>On today&rsquo;s Your Call, we&rsquo;ll have a conversation about a nationwide campaign calling on Apple to improve working conditions in its manufacturing plants in China, where workers say they make less than $1 an hour and work up to 16 hour days. Holiday sales boosted Apple profits to $1 billion a week. How can citizens push companies like Apple to make products without exploiting workers?&nbsp; Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. What do you expect from companies whose products you buy? It&rsquo;s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Malihe Razazan 5845 at http://kalw.org On Today's Your Call: Can Apple make an ethical iPhone?