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ELIZABETH JANE COCHRAN aka Nellie Bly (journalist, notable for a record-breaking trip around the world in emulation of Jules Verne and an exposé in which she faked insanity to study a mental institution from within) in 1890

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How to Pack Like Pioneering Journalist Nellie Bly, Who Circumnavigated the Globe in 1889 with Just a Small Duffle Bag

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7 Badass Quotes from Feminist and Trailblazer Nellie Bly

7 Badass Quotes from Feminist and Trailblazer Nellie Bly

A website dedicated to Nellie Bly, the pen name of pioneer woman journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochran. Read samples of her writing, her biography, become a fan of Nellie Bly, view photos of Nellie and peruse a gallery of Nellie Bly products.

Nellie Bly Celebrates 150 Years of Risk Taking in 2015: Nellie Bly was an American journalist known for her investigative and undercover reporting. She earned acclaim in 1887 for her exposé on the conditions of asylum patients at Blackwell's Island in New York City, and achieved further fame after the New York World sent her on a trip around the world in 1889.

Nellie Bly was a journalist and an adventurer, the first person to travel the world in fewer than 80 days (inspired by Jules Verne's novel) and had herself committed to an insane asylum in order to report on the conditions.

Nellie Bly wrote investigative pieces as a journalist and traveled around the world in 72 days.

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"Ten Days in A Madhouse" (1887) Nellie Bly was a journalist who investigated the Blackwell's Island Insane Asylum by pretending to be insane. This is her record of the horrible treatment there.

Just recieved my copy in the mail. Can't wait to start reading. "Ten Days in A Madhouse" Nellie Bly was a journalist who investigated the Blackwell's Island Insane Asylum by pretending to be insane. This is her record of the horrible treatment there.

Nellie Bly, an investigative reporter, faked insanity to spend time on Blackwell's Island to investigate claims of cruelty in the Women's Asylum.  her report in 1887 and subsequent book, caused a sensation.

Nellie Bly, an investigative reporter, faked insanity to spend time on Blackwell's Island to investigate claims of cruelty in the Women's Asylum. her report in 1887 and subsequent book, caused a sensation.

Ten Days in a Mad House, Nellie Bly, published in 1887. Nellie had herself committed to Blackwell's Island Insane Asylum for a reporting story. What she encountered there as a "patient" turned the City of New York on it's head once exposed.

Ten Days in a Mad House, Nellie Bly, published in Nellie had herself committed to Blackwell's Island Insane Asylum for a reporting story. What she encountered there as a "patient" turned the City of New York on it's head once exposed.

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1887 Reporter Nellie Bly wrote a book after her short stay in the asylum, after pretending to have mental issues. Nellie wrote about the mistreatment of patients. The Octagon, Roosevelt Island.

Nellie Bly accepted the assignment. The task was frightening – to get herself committed to an asylum, to live among the lunatics for a week or so, then to write an expose on the conditions th…

Ten Days at the Mad-House: How Nellie Bly Posed as Insane in 1887 in Her Brave Exposé of Asylum Abuse

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