Tag: journalism

Let’s Play “Round the World with Nellie Bly”

Journalist Nellie Bly became famous in the late 1800s for her investigative and adventurous stories published primarily in New York World newspaper. Early in her career Bly went undercover to get the stories of female factory workers and later feigned insanity in order to by committed to an asylum, writing about the experience in her piece ...


Happy Birthday, Nellie Bly

Today is the 151st birthday of muckraker journalist Nellie Bly. Google has put up an animated video on their website with Karen O singing in the background as a tribute  to Bly’s trailblazing career as a  journalist who went undercover, traveled the world, and gave a voice to those in need.