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New Hostwriter Tool Helps Editors Find Journalists All Over the Globe

Press Release (Berlin, 19 May 2020) Today Hostwriter – a network that helps journalists easily collaborate across borders – in partnership with the European Journalism Centre, announces the  launch of a new tool in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,… Continue Reading →

Using Solutions Journalism to Cover the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Hostwriter Ambassador Priscila Pacheco The biggest challenge currently facing journalists around the world is how to talk about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), a disease caused by Sars-Cov-2, which was discovered in January by Chinese authorities, according to the World… Continue Reading →

Strengthening Cross-Border Journalistic Collaboration – Guest Post by Dr. Annett Heft

The Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society and Freie Universität Berlin recently published a Short Paper entitled Conditions to Strengthen Future Cross-Border Journalism. In the study, Hostwriter and Dataharvest-EIJC were looked at as gateways for exploring how cross-border collaborations can… Continue Reading →

Survey Results: How Do Hostwriter Members Use the Platform for Collaboration?

A new survey by the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society and Freie Universität Berlin has confirmed the value of the Hostwriter platform in fulfilling our mission to power the collaborative future of journalism. The survey, conducted in early 2019,… Continue Reading →

nextMedia.Hamburg Talks with Tabea Grzeszyk about the Current Challenges of Journalism

nextMedia.Hamburg published an interview with Hostwriter co-founder and CEO Tabea Grzeszyk about the challenges journalists face – especially in times of the COVID-19 crisis. Below is an excerpt from the article, which is in German: COVID-19 hat das öffentliche Leben… Continue Reading →

UTBLICK Interviews Tabea Grzeszyk on Diversity in Newsrooms

UTBLICK, the magazine from the Society of International Affairs in Gothenburg, featured Ida Flik’s interview with Hostwriter co-founder and CEO Tabea Grzeszyk about the need for critical self-reflection in mainstream media. Below is a snippet from the article: In the… Continue Reading →

5 Things to Keep in Mind before You Write that Pitch

By Hostwriter Ambassador Mercy Abang When telling stories, journalists often stay on the popular narrative, and like editors, freelancers and stringers, gloss over other deeply important and yet underreported angles of the same story. Too often, what’s reported dictates what… Continue Reading →

Hostwriter Needs Your Help to Continue to Empower Collaborative Journalism

National borders are being closed, journalism conferences canceled, research trips postponed. The coronavirus crisis is affecting all of us, especially freelance journalists who are suffering from work restrictions and an ongoing loss of income. Today more than ever, we feel… Continue Reading →

The Future of Journalism Is Collaborative: Get the Latest Training!

Hostwriter offers webinars in Cross-Border and Entrepreneurial Journalism Would you like to have the latest training in cross-border journalism? Are you seeking ways to professionalize your journalism collective? Do you wonder how your newsroom could use Hostwriter to globally collaborate… Continue Reading →

A Collaborative Journey to Tell an Important African Story: An Interview with Patrick Egwu

Journalist Patrick Egwu and his team – Mamadou Lamine Ba and Annie Njanja – won 2nd Place for the Hostwriter Story Prize in 2019, for the story “Nigeria, Kenya and Senegal: Three African countries providing solutions in fight against FGM.”… Continue Reading →

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