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This American Life Retracts Story on Apple and Foxconn

Mike Daisey | Photo Credits: Mike Daisey

This American Life has retracted its episode on Apple and Foxconn, the manufacturing company that makes iPhones and iPads.

In a press release Friday, This American Life said that the January episode, which painted a negative picture of life for employees at a factory in Shenzhen, China, was not properly vetted and that narrator Mike Daisey “misled This American Life during the fact-checking process” when he didn’t provide the contact information …

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