Apple has been accused of sending American jobs overseas or choosing to employ cheap foreign labour instead of American workers, by CNN.

CNN's Lou Dobbs will tonight air a special report called Exporting America, taking a look at the push to keep state work in the hands of US citizens. Apple is listed on the CNN Web site as one of the companies that is guilty of taking jobs away from Americans.

Other technology companies being criticized are Sun, Dell, Google, Quark, HP, IBM, and Microsoft. A full list can be found on the show's Web site.

Lou Dobbs Tonight claims to provide in-depth coverage and analysis of the political economy and a broad range of issues that affect the quality of life and standard of living of viewers.