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Hostwriter Joins “Summer of Solidarity” Collaborative Media Initiative

Hostwriter is pleased to be part of “Summer of Solidarity” – a non-profit collaborative media initiative across wider Europe seeking to document our continent’s human realities in the summer of 2020 – at a unique, once-in-a-lifetime juncture for many people…. Continue Reading →

Agora Europe Journalism Grants 2020 – Deadline June 22nd

A New Emergency Funding Opportunity for Eastern and Southern European Freelance Journalists Applications Accepted Now through 22 June 2020 (Press Release: 26 May 2020) The Coronavirus pandemic has brought considerable human suffering and major economic disruption. The crisis is also… Continue Reading →

How Editors and Journalists Can Use Our New Tool to Collaborate During the Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic has expanded across the world, journalism has been one of the fields that has been heavily impacted. Numerous journalists have lost their jobs or had their hours reduced, while freelancers have seen their commissions precipitously drop… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Catch Us at These Events This Spring

The Hostwriter team – including Ambassadors – will be hosting and speaking at several events over the next few months, so here’s a look at our schedule. If you’re planning on attending any of these, we’d love to see you… Continue Reading →

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