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Nellie Bly - Wikipedia
22 Jan 2023 at 7:13am
Elizabeth Cochran Seaman (born Elizabeth Jane Cochran; May 5, 1864 ? January 27, 1922), better known by her pen name Nellie Bly, was an American journalist, industrialist, inventor, and charity worker who was widely known for her record-breaking trip around the world in 72 days, in emulation of Jules Verne's fictional character Phileas Fogg, and an expos in which she worked undercover to report on a mental institution from within.

Nellie Bly - Story, Timeline & Facts - Biography
26 Jan 2023 at 3:08pm
Who Was Nellie Bly? Journalist Nellie Bly began writing for the Pittsburgh Dispatch in 1885. Two years later, Bly moved to New York City and began working for the New York World. In...

Nellie Bly | American journalist | Britannica
27 Jan 2023 at 11:25am
Nellie Bly, pseudonym of Elizabeth Cochrane, also spelled Cochran, (born May 5, 1864, Cochran?s Mills, Pennsylvania, U.S.?died January 27, 1922, New York, New York), American journalist whose around-the-world race against a fictional record brought her world renown. Elizabeth Cochran (she later added a final ? e ? to Cochran) received scant formal schooling.

Nellie Bly | National Women's History Museum
26 Jan 2023 at 5:45pm
Nellie Bly became a star journalist by going undercover as a patient at a New York City mental health asylum in 1887 and exposing its terrible conditions in the New York World. Her reporting not only raised awareness about mental health treatment and led to improvements in institutional conditions, it also ushered in an age of investigative journalism.

Inside Nellie Bly?s 10 Days in a Madhouse - Biography
26 Jan 2023 at 4:41pm
Born Elizabeth Cochran in May 1864 in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Nellie Bly launched her journalistic career early. In 1885, at the age of 21, she penned an anonymous response to a...

Nellie Bly (U.S. National Park Service)
26 Jan 2023 at 5:16pm
Nellie Bly was a nationally significant journalist at the New York World. She was a pioneer in investigative journalism. Her reporting introduced readers to the horrors of insane asylums and to international travel. Born Elizabeth Cochran Seaman, Nellie Bly grew up in Pennsylvania in an area that is now a suburb of Pittsburgh.

Life Story: Nellie Bly - Women & the American Story
26 Jan 2023 at 5:52pm
Life Story: Elizabeth Cochrane, aka Nellie Bly (1864-1922) World-Traveling Journalist and Muckraker The story of an investigative journalist who used her career to shed light on the horrors of urban life and break gender stereotypes. Print Page Nellie Bly Nellie Bly, c. 1890. Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division Washington, D.C.

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