What is it that's so exciting about the idea of a journalist going undercover? Maybe it's the challenge of passing yourself off as someone you're not. Maybe the risk of getting caught makes it extra thrilling. Or maybe it's the simple fact that when you go undercover, you find out more than you ever could from the outside. But no matter how deep modern journalists get, not many got as deep, or risked as much, as the original: Nellie Bly.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas September 16, 2017
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