Washington, D.C. – J-Lab Partners with CUNY to Create E-Guide: “Law for Media Startups,” a new resource for entrepreneurs launching news ventures and educators teaching students how to do it, was published today by CUNY’s Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism.
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For immediate release Noon, Oct. 29, 2014 Contact: Jan Schaffer email@example.com Washington, D.C. – Encore media entrepreneurs, age 50+, are invited to apply for seed funding to help them launch news projects in 2015 as part of a new initiative launched today by J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism. Four $12,000 awards are available to
J-Lab executive director Jan Schaffer comments on the role of media start-ups in a changing news environment.
Professional journalists are launching scores of news startups around the country. Some cover community news, others hone in on special topics; some cover state government, and others aim to generate, and often share, investigative stories.