I was up early this morning using the web to research a topic when I happened to find this Korean article advising Korean workers how to understand the style of their Americans and Europeans co-workers. I met a Korean workplace bullying expert/researcher while I was filming at the 2008 International Conference on Workplace Bullying & Harassment. She said that they were having difficulty developing a way to gauge harassment because the cultural differences were so great. This article gives some insight into what she meant… Continue reading
How far should advocates go in fudging the truth to get attention for their cause?
RETRACTING “MR. DAISEY AND THE APPLE FACTORY”
[From "This American Life] Ira writes:
I have difficult news. We’ve learned that Mike Daisey’s story about Apple in China – which we broadcast in January – contained significant fabrications. We’re retracting the story because we can’t vouch for its truth. This is not a story we commissioned. It was an excerpt of Mike Daisey’s acclaimed one-man show “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs,” in which he talks about visiting a factory in China that makes iPhones and other Apple products. Continue reading
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