“In 2014, the world’s journalists, investors and software developers all collectively discovered they’d been disastrously wrong about Apple in 2013,” Daniel Eran Dilger writes for AppleInsider. “And with good reason.”
“Journalist Daisuke Wakabayashi of the Wall Street Journal finally admitted that ‘the story line’ he and his colleagues been actively promoting throughout 2013 (that Apple’s ‘formidable growth had petered out and Samsung Electronics Co. was eating its lunch’) was completely backwards, an upside down concoction of false reports that contradicted everything that was actually happening in the industry,” Dilger writes. “Well, at least he passively admitted ‘the story line’ was false.”
Dilger writes, “The authors of knuckle-dragging hit pieces (like the BBC’s recent blaming of Apple for all social ills around the planet, even those with very little connection to Apple) will continue, but mainstream journalists have appeared to wake up to the reality that Apple is the primary innovator in consumer electronics, the only company with any real concern about workers’ rights and environmental issues, and virtually the only PC and phone maker that can consistently earn sustainable profits.”
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