He found a report, was too lazy to do any comparative studies with similar companies or any investigation of his own on child labor practices. He sat at home with a beer and made things easy on himself by banging out a story in short order. He's a lazy sod who should be fired for printing crap... but hey... it's the Telegraph for heaven's sake, it's about par with the News of the World...
- Apple releases Supplier Responsibility Report (SRP)*
- A Malcolm Moore in Shanghai writes an article† for the Technology Section of the London Newspaper, the Telegraph, primarily summing up the Monitoring Compliance section of Apple's SRP starting on page 13* and 16.
- The Editor of the Telegraph receives Moore's article and indulges in what is known as 'Yellow Journalism"Quote:Yellow Journalism, also known as the "Yellow Presss", is a type of journalism that downplays legitimate news in favor of eye-catching headlines that sell more newspapers. Sometimes it deceives the audience it is intended for. It may feature exaggerations of news events, scandal-mongering, sensationalism, or unprofessional practices by news media organizations or journalists.†
"Apple admits using child labour", which is totally out of context, but a common practice used to grab their readers. **
by creating a 'sensational' headline, i.e,
- The editor of the AppleInsider picks up the Telegraph article and compounds the issue by indulging in his own form of, 'Yellow Journalism' by sensationalizing an equally bogus headline in reference to the Telegraph copy, i.e, "Apple taken to task for reporting partners' child labor violations" which it too is taken out of context.***