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American Journalist Nellie Bly Birthday

On this day in 1864, American journalist Nellie Bly was born in Cochran’s Mills, Pennsylvania. Bly (born Elizabeth Cochran) is famous for her daring approach to investigative journalism, and, in particular, for exposing the poor working and living conditions in urban areas.⁠ ⁠ In 1887, Bly went undercover, feigning insanity in order to be admitted […]

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American Journalist Nellie Bly Birthday

On this day in 1864, American journalist Nellie Bly was born in Cochran’s Mills, Pennsylvania. Bly (born Elizabeth Cochran) is famous for her daring approach to investigative journalism, and, in particular, for exposing the poor working and living conditions in urban areas.⁠ ⁠ In 1887, Bly went undercover, feigning insanity in order to be admitted […]