Reviews and Blog Posts: women journalists

Eighty days : Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's history-making race around the world

by Matthew Goodman

In November of 1889, two women left New York in opposite directions, each hoping to beat Phileas Fogg's fictional record for the fastest trip around the world. Nellie Bly was a moderately famous undercover "girl reporter", one of the first women to break into the actual news aspects of newspaper...

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