Smithsonian: These Women Reporters Went Undercover To Get the Most Important Scoops Today

Writing Under Pseudonyms, the So-called Girl Stunt Reporters of the Late 19th Century Played a Major Role in Exposing the Nation’s Ills

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/women-reporters-undercover-most-important-scoops-day-180960775/

November 2016

By Kim Todd

These Women Reporters Went Undercover to Get the Most Important Scoops of Their Day | History | Smit

 

For National History Day contestantsUpcoming — January 30:  Iona College. February 4: Sagamore Hill. March 27: Ephemera Society of America. March 30: TBA April 4: Avon-on-Sea Public Library, Avon CT June 4-6: “Métiers et professions des médias (XVIIIe-XXIe siècles),”  Université de Lausanne. Link to past appearances.

Coming March 2020: Front Pages, Front Lines: Media and the Fight for Women’s Suffrage, Linda Steiner, Carolyn Kitch, Brooke Kroeger, eds.