In January, the radio show “This American Life” ran an excerpt from monologist Mike Daisey’s show “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs,” but now it’s retracted the segment after Rob Schmitz, a reporter for another radio show, “Marketplace,” discovered that many of Daisey’s claims were false. The show includes a highly emotional interview with Daisey about the discrepancies.
KQED Radio 88.5 will also air the show at 12 p.m.
We’ve been covering the story — more in these posts:
- ‘This American Life’ Retracts Mike Daisey’s Story of Visit to Apple Contractor Foxconn; Daisey’s Response
- Audio: ‘Marketplace’ Correspondent and Ira Glass Confront Mike Daisey on Monologue Discrepancies
The script of the entire “Steve Jobs” show is available at Daisey’s web site (pdf).