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DT Debates: Should Mike Daisey’s Foxconn show be seen as journalism or art?

In the debut of our debate series, staff writers Jeffrey Van Camp and Andrew Couts argue the merits and harms of Mike Daisey's recent exploits.
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‘This American Life’: Our damning Apple-Foxconn show was ‘partially fabricated’

"This American Life" says it will retract an entire episode about Apple's Foxconn factories in China because "significant" portions of the show were based on "fabricated" information from playwright Mike Daisey.
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Apple supplier Foxconn now using X-ray machines to catch defective products

Manufacturing giant Foxconn has reportedly installed X-ray machines at some of its factories to spot faulty products along the assembly line. They may also help the company to reduce labor costs.
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ABC’s Nightline granted inside access to Apple factories, report airs tonight

A Nightline report entitled, "iFactory: Inside Apple," will air on Tuesday night, taking a closer look at the conditions inside the controversial Foxconn factories responsible for manufacturing Apple devices.
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Foxconn raises salaries for factory workers following quiet meeting with Apple CEO

After a week of protests, Foxconn — the world's largest manufacturer of Apple products — has raised salaries for its Chinese factory workers.
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Study: Apple beats Google as most likable company in the US

Apple makes America smile more than Google according to a new study from Harris Interactive. The tech industry overall has been perceived as aiding the ailing US economy. Is Apple the economic catalyst the public believes it is?
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Following protests, Apple requests Foxconn factory inspections

At Apple's request, the Fair Labor Association has begun to investigate Foxconn factories in China, where many of Apple's popular iDevices are assembled.
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Trouble in iParadise: Protesters target Apple, hackers target Foxconn

Protesters organized on four continents to call for more ethical manufacturing practices at Apple, as hackers leaked the internal communications of Apple's largest Chinese manufacturer, Foxconn.
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Foxconn criticisms in NYT report get response from BSR consulting group

Corporate consultant BSR responds to last week's New York Times report speaking to harsh working conditions at Foxconn manufacturing plants in China, where Apple's iOS devices are assembled.
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Apple’s Tim Cook responds to reports of supply chain worker mistreatment

Apple's Tim Cook responds to reports of supply chain worker mistreatment: "We care about every worker in our worldwide supply chain."
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Foxconn chairman equates iPhone-creating workforce to animals

While Americans continue to purchase new iPhones and iPads in droves, Apple continues to face questions about working conditions in China due to comments from senior management of the Foxconn facility.
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Apple releases 2012 ‘responsibility report,’ includes full list of suppliers for first time

Apple's 2012 Supplier Responsibility Progress Report was released on Friday and for the first time the company listed all 156 of its suppliers and manufacturing partners.