Happy Birthday, Nellie Bly!
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Happy Birthday, Nellie Bly!

This weekend marks the birthday of one of journalism’s early shining stars, muckraker and feminist Nellie Bly. The pen name of American journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochrane, Bly was born on May 5,1864, in Pennsylvania. She got into the newspaper business young, writing for a Pittsburgh paper in the 1880s. From the beginning, her aim was to … Continue reading