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  • Auguste Escoffier Essay

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    Auguste Escoffier      Auguste Escoffier was born on October 28, 1846, in the village of Villeneuve-Loubet, France. He was the son of Jean-Baptiste Escoffier and his wife Madeleine Civatte. His father was the villages blacksmith, farrier, locksmith, and maker of agricultural tools. Escoffier's childhood dream was to become a sculptor. Unfortunately he was forced to give up that dream at the age of thirteen, just after he celebrated his first Holy Communion Escoffier was told he was going to

  • 10 Days in A Mad House by Nellie Bly

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    Nellie Bly was born May 5th, 1864 in a small town called Cochran Mills in Pennsylvania. Nellie’s real name is Elizabeth Cochrane. Nellie was a Journalist; she began her newspaper career at the age of 18. Nellie got her pseudonym from her editor, who refused to openly allow a female to write for his paper. Nellie Bly was considered the greatest female journalist of her time. Nellie Bly is important in American history because she traveled around the world, faked insanity to get into an asylum, and

  • Designing A New Identity For This Business

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    I was introduced to Rayo Santos a new car lot in Lewisville, TX. I was given the opportunity of creating a new identity for this business. The owner of Rayo Santos, Juan Carlos Olvera, gave me instructions on what were some of the boundaries of the design, like using the colors of the Mexican flag and using the name itself as the logo. Rayo Santos meaning Holy Thunder in Spanish. Through the process of researching for inspiration and sketching, I finally found the perfect solution by using a Halo

  • Analysis Of Drunk History : Nellie Bly

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    Drunk History: Nellie Bly Elizabeth Cochran, better known under her pen name, Nellie Bly, was an American journalist born in Cochran’s Mills, Pennsylvania on May 5th, 1864. She gained fame through her investigative journalism and began working for the New York World in 1887. Her first assignment, an expose on a local asylum, is covered by J.D. Ryznar in an episode of the Comedy Central TV series, Drunk History. While the facts given in Drunk History don’t precisely line up with the facts from outside

  • Gender Equality In Nellie Bly's Ten Days In A Mad-House

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    some may say the problems at hand now are more important but, not having the right to vote until 1920 and being accused of things without a fair fight seems to be more than just a pretty big issue. Throughout the story, Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly, the disturbing story of the mistreatment of women in insane asylums is told and how it is connected to our history of women’s rights. There is a constant theme of suffrage and women’s rights during the essay that were problems all over the world

  • Essay on Nellie Bly the Journalist

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    Introduction To read of Nellie Bly, one would come to think the woman a pioneer in journalism; a hero for women's rights; and an American icon. These beliefs would be true if not for the fact that Bly was so much more. She was much more a woman, much more a writer, much more a hero and much more than most could ever be. Bly not only took on a world of injustice and stereotypes, but conquered it and changed the way the field of journalism works today. Elizabeth Cochran, a.k.a. Nellie Bly was the first

  • Nellie Bly Research Paper

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    Elizabeth Jane Cochrane Seaman (a.k.a Nellie Bly) In the world of journalism, investigative journalism is no stranger. However, years upon years ago, it was introduced by the most unlikely of journalists: a woman who truly defied all odds. That woman was Elizabeth Jane Cochrane. Though the future Nellie Bly was raised under tight circumstances, and had almost no high-level education whatsoever, she managed to be one of the best journalists of her day, to bring forth “stunt journalism,” and to

  • Mother Jones: Journalist Analysis

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    Above all, a journalist’s job is to seek the truth, and report it to the public. Occasionally a journalist will act deceptively in pursuit of that truth, causing for some of the most famous cases of undercover journalism—see Nellie Bly and PrimeTime Live—as well as the most infamous—James O’Keefe (Marx). When discussing undercover journalism, we must pose the question: can undercover journalism also be ethical journalism? And, regardless of the previous answer, is it ever justified? I will address

  • The Famous Nellie Bly: Elizabeth Jane Cochran

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    Nellie Bly is the nickname of the American investigative newspaper reporter, Elizabeth Jane Cochran. Elizabeth was renowned for her reportage of social justice issues and her willingness to undertake “daredevil” undercover investigations; which famously included getting herself committed to an insane asylum so she could report on the conditions there. Elizabeth is also renowned for her travel around the world in seventy-two days. Elizabeth Jane Cochran was born on May 5, 1864, in Cochran's Mills

  • Gilded Age And The Gilded Age

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    challenge this time of equality. Authors like Nellie Bly, in “Ten Days in a Madhouse”, challenged Gilded Age norms of Mental Health and social class, calling out society by illustrating the horrors of the “less than”. By explaining the story of other women in the asylum who are the minorities in society, put into institutions for invalid reasons, for the fact that they were at the lower scale of society. In this selection, “Ten Days in a Madhouse”, by Nellie Bly, the author confronts the prejudice and

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