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Nellie Bly, Journalist

 

 

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Newspaper journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochran is best nown by the name Nellie Bly that was the name she use as a newspaper reporter. She ones went under cover to learn and write about the terrible conditions in which many pore people lived in New York city. Cochran, or Bly even went on a trip a round the world. She did that to beat the record of Phineas Fogg, a character in the Jules Verne book "Around the World in Eighty Days."

Answer Key

Newspaper journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochran is best known by the name Nellie Bly. That was the name she used as a newspaper reporter. She once went under cover to learn and write about the terrible conditions in which many poor people lived in New York City. Cochran, or Bly, even went on a trip around the world. She did that to beat the record of Phineas Fogg, a character in the Jules Verne book Around the World in Eighty Days.

 

Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
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05/2005