Daily Mail backs Stephen Lawrence journalism bursaries

The Daily Mail launches bursaries aimed at young people from deprived backgrounds.

The Daily Mail today launched two journalism bursaries in memory of Stephen Lawrence to help young people from deprived backgrounds succeed in journalism.

The awards will be administered by the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust.

Neville Lawrence, Stephen's father, told the Mail: "At a time when some aspects of journalism are being criticised, I know from experience that the media can be a very powerful force for good in the world."

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