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WHO: Charles Fishman is an award-winning investigative and magazine journalist, who has spent the last 20 years trying to get inside, understand and explain important organizations, from NASA to Wal-Mart. Mr. Fishman was the first reporter ever permitted inside a Tupperware factory, and he was the first reporter in 30 years allowed inside the nation’s only bomb factory. Since 1996, Mr. Fishman has been a senior writer at Fast Company magazine. In 2005 he won a Gerald Loeb Award for distinguished business journalism. His original story for Fast Company about Wal-Mart, “The Wal-Mart You Don’t Know,” won best business magazine story of 2004 from the New York Press Club. His magazine writing has been included in Best Business Stories of the Year.Mr. Fishman earned a B.A. from Harvard University. “The Wal-Mart Effect,” his first book, made the bestseller lists of the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and BusinessWeek. WHAT: A lecture sponsored by John Carroll University’s First Year Seminar and Core Curriculum, College of Arts and Sciences, Division of Student Affairs, Ginn Institute for Corporate and Social Responsibility (Boler School of Business), and Center for Applied Ethics. WHERE: John Carroll University 20700 North Park Boulevard University Heights, OH Dolan Center for Science and Technology, Donahue Auditorium WHEN: Monday, November 16, 2009 6 p.m. CONTACT: Dr. Paul Shick, Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science 216.397.4352