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Nellie Bly: The stunt-reporter

Posted by: | October 25, 2014 | No Comment |

Nellie Bly, pen name of Elizabeth Jane Cochrane, was an American journalist who launched a new kind of investigative journalism. She broke the record of Jules Verne’s fictional character Phileas Fogg from “Around the World in 80 Days” by famously globe-trotting, at 25 and unchaperoned,┬áin 72 days. Bly also faked insanity for an undercover assignment […]

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