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"Do you love journalism? Then you should be familiar with the hightly influential Nellie Bly. Although a lot of this comes from my own knowledge, a lot of it comes from the PBS series 'The American Experience'."
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Nellie Bly was not always known by this pseudonym. What was her given name?
Where did Nellie Bly get the idea for her pseudonym from?
It was the name of the first recorded woman journalist
It was suggested to her by her first editor
A popular folk song about a person named Nellie Bly
As a child what was Nellie Bly's nickname?
How did she land her first job in journalism?
Published her autobiography
she dressed as a man
Marched into a publishing company and demanded it
Wrote a scathing editorial
Nellie Bly is credited with starting what journalistic movement?
How long did Nellie Bly stay at Blackwell Island?
One of Nellie Bly's most famous journalistic stunts was making an attempt to jouney around the world in eighty days. How long did it take Nellie Bly to travel around the world?
Nellie Bly was the only woman who attempted the feat of travelling around the world in eighty days or less.
A man was originally slated for the journey that was to rival the fictional Phileas Fogg's journey around the world in eighty days.
Who did Nellie Bly dine with on her voyage around the world?
The Prime Minister of England
The Queen of England
A theater troupe
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Compiled Sep 01 13