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Nellie Bly - Wikipedia
4 Nov 2019 at 2:24am
Elizabeth Cochran Seaman (May 5, 1864 ? January 27, 1922), better known by her pen name Nellie Bly, was an American journalist 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 - Facts, Movie & Books - Biography
7 Nov 2019 at 3:39am
Nellie Bly was known for her pioneering journalism, including her 1887 expos on the conditions of asylum patients at Blackwell's Island in New York City and her report of her 72-day trip around ...

Nellie Bly | American journalist | Britannica.com
6 Nov 2019 at 1:20pm
Nellie Bly, 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. She began her career in 1885 in her native Pennsylvania as a reporter for the Pittsburgh

Nellie Bly - Investigative Journalist
9 Nov 2019 at 6:39pm
The reporter known as Nellie Bly was born Elizabeth Jane Cochran in Cochran's Mills, Pennsylvania, where her father was a mill owner and county judge.

Nellie Bly | National Women's History Museum
10 Nov 2019 at 2:53am
Investigative journalist Nellie Bly was one of the foremost female journalists of the 19th century. She became famous for feigning mental illness to gain admission to a mental hospital to expose how patients were treated. Learn more about her on womenshistory.org.

How Nellie Bly went undercover to expose abuse of the ...
5 May 2018 at 12:10pm
Nellie Bly's investigative work became a classic in the annals of psychiatry and a cogent warning against inhumane treatment of the mentally ill.

Nellie Bly
27 Oct 2019 at 10:47am
Nellie Bly Kaleidoscopes is the largest Brick & Mortar Kaleidoscope store in the world featuring hundreds of artists.

Journalist Nellie Bly pretended insanity to expose the ...
6 Feb 2018 at 6:47pm
From a very young age, Nellie Bly, birth name Elizabeth Jane Cochran, aspired to become a writer, but little did she know the impact she?d have on America with her talent. It was not to be with fiction that she would find her way, but through the world of journalism. As her life story unfolded ...

Nellie Bly Memorial Eyed for Roosevelt Island Asylum Site
12 Nov 2019 at 8:01pm
A drawing of the asylum on Roosevelt Island, then known as Blackwell?s Island, where famed journalist Nellie Bly had herself committed in the late 1800s to expose abusive conditions.

Nellie Bly: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know | Heavy.com
19 Jan 2019 at 10:54pm
Nellie Bly is one of the first investigative journalists in American history, and is known for willingly admitting herself to a mental hospital to expose the abusive conditions.

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