Not long ago I urged MillersTime readers to spend some time reading The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, a one person theatrical presentation by Mike Daisey which detailed the working conditions in Chinese factories where Apple products were made.

This play, it now turns out, apparently has numerous fabrications, according to This American Life, the NPR radio program which aired a 39 minute excerpt of the Mike Daisey story.

Much of the criticism leveled at Apple has been spurred on by The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs‘ play that has been performed throughout the country since 2010.

Check out the developing story HERE.

Update: 3/17 — This American Life issued a retraction last night of their earlier story and presentation of Mike Daisey’s story. If you Click Here, you can see a full transcript and/or also listen to their four part discussion of what has occurred.

And two others from The Atlantic Monthly. :

The Tragedy Behind Mike Daisey’s Lies

James Fallows: The Sad and Infuriating Mike Daisey Case.