Kingston launches comp for entrepreneurial journos

Kingston University is joining the US-led trend of encouraging entrepreneurial journalism through grants and prizes. The myNewsBiz competition, launched this week by Adam Westbrook, is offering £1000 for the best idea for a sustainable news business, and is open to students at any UK university.

The deadline for entries from 1 April 2011, and those shortlisted can look forward to a Dragons’ Den style pitching event in May.

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