On his Twitter feed, Mike Daisey linked to a New York Times story about Foxconn utilizing shady labor issues in the production of the new iPhone, which is scheduled to be unveiled tomorrow.
New York Times theater and comedy reporter Jason Zinoman immediately took issue with Daisey's word choice:
Then another Twitter user, Jeanette607, got in on the act:
Zinoman and Jeanette607 took issue with Daisey's implication that the NYT story didn't contain original reporting when it, in fact, did contain original reporting:
Daisey gave up and issued a sarcastic-sounding retraction:
And when Zinoman tried to engage on some more of Daisey's word choice, Daisey got vulgar:
And then Zinoman closed with a vow:
UPDATE 1:05 PM: Apparently, Mike Daisey thinks that I intentionally left off "the real end of the discussion," so here it is:
That sure does change the context of the whole conversation, doesn't it? Here's what Daisey just said to me via Twitter:
I sure hope Daisey leaves me the fuck alone, now.
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