• Title: Unbelievable: Stephen Glass Wants a Second Chance
  • Author: Adam L. Penenberg
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 273
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Unbelievable Stephen Glass Wants a Second Chance In while working for Forbes Digital Adam Penenberg exposed the lies of New Republic wunderkind Stephen Glass The expose was a watershed moment for online journalism and later became the basis o
    In 1998, while working for Forbes Digital, Adam Penenberg exposed the lies of New Republic wunderkind Stephen Glass The expose was a watershed moment for online journalism and later became the basis of a movie starring Hayden Christensen Now for the first time, Penenberg tells the story behind the story including for the first time revealing what happened after his famoIn 1998, while working for Forbes Digital, Adam Penenberg exposed the lies of New Republic wunderkind Stephen Glass The expose was a watershed moment for online journalism and later became the basis of a movie starring Hayden Christensen Now for the first time, Penenberg tells the story behind the story including for the first time revealing what happened after his famous story went live And, as Stephen Glass attempts to prove that he s rehabilitated enough to practice law really , Penenberg considers whether modern journalism s most famous fabulist really does deserve a second chance.

    One Reply to “Unbelievable: Stephen Glass Wants a Second Chance”

    1. A short book which started life as a long article on the erratic NSFWCorp website, which explains why so much of it was word-for-word familiar.Nevertheless, Penenberg is a very good writer and tells the story of exposing Stephen Glass' fabricated "Hack Heaven" with gusto and plenty of amusing detail. The ostensible frame of whether Glass would be allowed to practise law in California (he has since been denied) is much less interesting (and substantial) than Penenberg's recap of how he uncovered [...]

    2. In a year when many of the so-called "news" networks rushed to air stories without checking their facts and at least one major magazine had to retract a story, this eBook becomes increasingly important, reminding us of the due diligence journalists are supposed to exercise.Adam Penenberg is the journalist who helped bring down Stephen Glass, the staffer at the New Republic who made up many of his stories. In investigating one such story, a piece on a supposed consortium of hackers and a teenage [...]

    3. It's short but fun. Cool if you like the movie "Shattered Glass," as it illustrates just how accurate the movie is.

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *