Adam L. Penenberg
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Adam L. Penenberg

Adam L. Penenberg is a journalism professor at New York University who has written for Fast Company, Forbes, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Wired, Slate, Playboy, and the Economist. A former senior editor at Forbes and a reporter for Forbes.com, Penenberg garnered national attention in 1998 for unmasking serial fabricator Stephen Glass of the New Republic. Penenberg's story was a watershed for online investigative journalism and portrayed in the film Shattered Glass (Steve Zahn plays Penenberg).

Penenberg has published several books that have been optioned for film and serialized in the New York Times Magazine, Wired UK, and the Financial Times, and won a Deadline Club Award for feature reporting for his Fast Company story "Revenge of the Nerds," which looked at the future of movie-making. He has appeared on NBC's The Today Show as well as on CNN and all the major news networks, and has been quoted about media and technology in the Washington Post, the Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, Wired News, Ad Age, Marketwatch, Politico, and many others.

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    • Narrated by: Richard Allen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
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    • By: Adam L. Penenberg
    • Narrated by: Richard Allen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
    • Release date: 10-21-09
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    • Play at Work

    • How Games Inspire Breakthrough Thinking
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    • Blood Highways

    • The True Story behind the Ford-Firestone Killing Machine
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    • Trial and Terror

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