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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 training in Cross-Border Journalism and Bias in the Newsroom Would you like to have the latest training in cross-border journalism? Are you seeking ways to professionalize your journalism collective and make it more inclusive? Do you wonder how… 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 →

Et voilà: Presenting the Mundus Students’ Journalism Projects

In the Fall 2019-Winter 2020 session of the Erasmus Mundus Journalism Masters Program at Hamburg University, Hostwriter’s Tabea Grzeszyk and Bernadette Geyer led a group of ambitious journalism students in a Cross-Border Journalism Seminar. Students learned what it means to… Continue Reading →

It’s a Wrap – A Look Back at 2019

As we enter 2020, we at Hostwriter are looking back at an incredible year of “firsts” for Hostwriter. In the first several months of 2019, we conducted our first multi-lingual outreach campaign to expand Hostwriter’s membership into new countries. With… Continue Reading →

Hostwriter Receives Honorable Mention at Female Founders Award Ceremony

We are thrilled to announce that Hostwriter’s Tabea Grzeszyk received an Honorable Mention at the AmCham Germany’s Female Founder Award ceremony in December 2019. The award is offered by the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany, “to promote and empower… Continue Reading →

Hostwriter is a founding member of the German “Non-Profit Journalism Forum”

Berlin, 20 November 2019 Hostwriter is a proud founding member of the German “Forum Gemeinnütziger Journalismus”, a coalition of non-profit journalism organizations and foundations. The group advocates an amendment to the German Tax Code to ensure that the non-profit character… Continue Reading →

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