Mike Daisey: The Controversy in Approximate Order
I'll keep updating this as life goes on.
- Disclaimer: I haven't heard either episode in entirety but have heard/read stories about it. I don't know. I agree that labeling it as "lies" is problematic, especially when stuff he talks about really did happen, he just didn't meet the ...victims. However, I think when you are talking about human rights abuses and implicating people or corporations by name, you have a certain obligation toward truth telling inthe form of facts (if only in a program note disclaimer)that you don't have under different circumstances. Also, it does seem he deliberately covered up the facts by telling TAL that there was no way to contact the interpreter.
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