Exclusive Video Shows How An iPad Is Made At FoxconnApril 11, 2012 4:23 pm ·
Perhaps known best for his role in debunking part of the viral Mike Daisey monologue heard on This American Life, reporter Rob Schmitz, Shanghai Bureau Chief of Marketplace, is back in the headlines. This time, Schmitz was able to gain access to the highly guarded Foxconn factory, which marks only the second time a reporter has been granted access to these factories.
Foxconn is currently facing considerable scrutiny, especially after the Fair Labor Association came back with a labor report riddled with violations, serving to remove all doubt that the Mike Daisey scandal may have inspired.
For more on the ongoing Apple-Foxconn controversy . . .
- FLA Publishes Apple-Foxconn Investigation Results, Labor Violations Abound (experts-exchange.com)
- An Interview With Rob Schmitz, The Reporter Who Fact-Checked Mike Daisey [TCTV] (techcrunch.com)
- Mike Daisey exposer Rob Schmitz gets a Foxconn factory tour (9to5mac.com)
- Apple & Foxconn take a radio reporter on an iPad factory tour (tech.fortune.cnn.com)