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Nellie bly biography she read an article in the pittsburgh dispatch called what girls are good for, which dismissed the qualifications of women workers. Nellie bly the girl who would the editors at the newspaper relegated bly to the women's page and assigned her stories about flower shows and fashion. How did nellie bly influence women's rights slide 2 george madden, john t cockerill, joseph ,blackwells island and jules verne all influenced nellie bly. Nellie bly, born elizabeth jane cochrane in 1864, was a pioneer for women in journalism and an influential investigative journalist. Investigative journalist nellie bly was one of the foremost female journalists of the 19th century she became famous for feigning mental illness to gain admission to a mental hospital to expose how patients were treated.
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