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I recently spoke to Adam Penenberg, who is the author of the new book, Play at Work: How Games Inspire Breakthrough Thinking (Portfolio, 2013). Penenberg is a journalism professor at New York University and the assistant director of the Business & Economic Program and heads the department’s ethics committee. He wrote the department’s journalism handbook for students, which received unanimous faculty approval and the ethics pledge, which all students must sign, and teaches hard news reporting, long-form narrative and entrepreneurial journalism to graduate and undergraduate students.
Penenberg has written for a wide array of publications, including Fast Company, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. He is currently the editor of PandoDaily. His previous books include Viral Loop, Tragic Indifference and Spooked. He has appeared on NBC’s “Today Show,” CNN’s “American Morning” and “Money Line,” and ABC World News.
In this interview, Penenberg talks about how…
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