Apple, Foxconn, and Chinese Workers: Separating Fact from Fiction Description
On Saturday, June 9th 2pm, Rob Schmitz, Marketplace’s China correspondent, will come to HKU Shanghai Study Centre to deliver a public lecture: "Apple, Foxconn, and Chinese Workers: Separating Fact from Fiction."
Rob Schmitz joined Marketplace in 2010. In March, he played the key role in exposing the fabrications in Mike Daisey’s account of Foxconn factories on This American Life and then was featured in that show’s much-discussed retraction episode. Schmitz has spent a decade in public radio. Prior to his radio career, Schmitz lived and worked in China; first as a teacher in the Peace Corps, then as a freelance print and video journalist. This lecture is part of the JMSC Shanghai Public Lecture Series. It will be free to the public and all are welcome to attend, registration required. Please email email@example.com for registration form.
Date: Saturday, June 9th, 2012
Cost: Free, registration required
Location: HKU Shanghai Study Centre, 1st Floor Lecture Hall, 298 North Suzhou Road (北苏州路298号) Hongkou District, Shanghai.
Published by jmscsh on 06/06/2012