"Strange News: 19th-Century Stunt Reporters" - Guylaine Spencer - History Magazine

"Strange News: 19th-Century Stunt Reporters" - Guylaine Spencer - History Magazine

Guylaine Spencer gets the scoop on the women who went undercover in search of a good story

by: Guylaine Spencer | publication date: March 1, 2006 |

". . .The so-called stunt girl or gimmick reporters of the late 19th century led unconventional, risky and frequently double lived. At the height of the Victorian Age, they embodied the image of the New Woman and the New Journalist even when they rejected these labels. . ."

Guylaine Spencer writes about the first women stunt reporters.

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