WONDER #2930: Who Was Nellie Bly?

Question 1 of 3

What is this Wonder mostly about?

  1. How to write an editorial piece.
  2. Poor treatment of people in asylums.
  3. The history of muckrakers.
  4. Nellie Bly’s work as a newspaper reporter.

Question 2 of 3

Which statement is NOT true about investigative journalism?

  1. Stories focus on injustices.
  2. Readers are encouraged to take action.
  3. Writing focuses on less serious topics.
  4. Reporters investigate problems.

Question 3 of 3

Why did Nellie Bly move from Pittsburgh to New York City?

  1. Her editor in Pittsburgh would no longer let her write serious stories.
  2. Bly was planning a trip around the world.
  3. She had a new job in New York City.
  4. She had written stories about all of the problems she saw in Pittsburgh.

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