Browse Reports

Creator is exactly W. P. H.
Nellie Bly's article "Inside the Madhouse," written for The New York World in 1887.

Nellie Bly and Other Stunt Girls (and Boys) of the Late 1880s-Early 1900s

Bly was one of the most visible and attention-getting exponents of undercover reporting -- "stunt" or "detective" reporting, as this precursor of full-scale investigative work was known in her day -- though by no means the first or the only.
'The World' newspaper article with graphic of crowded tenements.

Journalistic Acts of Race, Class, Ethnic and Gender Impersonation

Journalism that required costuming or even physical transformation by reporters reporting on racial, ethnic, gender or social groups not their own.