Daring Fireball: Separating the Baby From the Bath Water
The gist of Mike Daisey’s defense is the idea that, though the pieces of his story weren’t actually true, they combined to make for a story that painted a larger truth. Wrong. Daisey was not getting at a larger truth. He was instead painting a big lie.
I’ve only quoted the first paragraph. A beautifully crafted piece that clearly and completely addresses the whole Mike Daisey fiasco. Get thee hence and read!