Adam Penenberg

About Adam Penenberg

Adam Penenberg is a journalism professor and assistant director of the Business and Economic Program at New York University. A Fast Company contributing writer, he has also written for Inc., Forbes, Slate, Wired, Playboy and Mother Jones. He is currently working on his fourth nonfiction book and has just published two novels. A former senior editor at Forbes and reporter for, 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 is portrayed in the film Shattered Glass.