Bethany McLean (born December 12, 1970 in Hibbing, Minnesota) is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair magazine, and known for her work on the Enron scandal. She had been an editor at large and columnist for Fortune magazine. McLean is best known as the co-author, with Fortune colleague Peter Elkind, of Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (ISBN 1591840082), exposing the corrupt business practices of Enron officials. The book was the result of her reporting on Enron for the magazine and she is widely acknowledged as being the first journalist to question Enron\s inflated stock price with her article in the March 5, 2001 issue of Fortune entitled, \"Is Enron Overpriced?\". The book was later made into an Academy Award nominated documentary. Her column, \"The Bulldog\", appeared regularly in Fortune. She joined Vanity Fair in 2008. McLean grew up in Hibbing and received her BA in
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