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Tips and Opportunities

How can journalists deal with traumatic experiences or images they’re exposed to on the job?

We invited our colleague Jeanny Gering from The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma to host an open workshop in Hostwriter’s Berlin office with practical tips and advice on how journalists can take steps to deal with traumatic experiences or images… Continue Reading →

Call for Pitches: “UNBIAS THE NEWS”

Upcoming Hostwriter publication: “UNBIAS THE NEWS! Why diversity matters for journalism” (NOTE: The deadline for applications is now passed. We are reviewing all pitches and will get back to authors in early-February.) Hostwriter is a non-profit network founded by journalists… Continue Reading →

Cross-border Journalism Booklets for Downloading

Hostwriter has published two booklets explaining the “Method” and the “Mindset” behind cross-border journalism. These booklets are the basis for presentations we give to journalism organizations. “Cross-border Journalism as a Method” is based on the work of investigative journalist Brigitte… Continue Reading →

Arthur Debruyne: How collaborative journalism won us a prize

Journalist Arthur Debruyne shares how together with Nigerian reporter Kolawole Talabi they managed to produce their investigative article Fish for cash: How the EU robs Africa of its seafood, awarded with the 2018 Hostwriter Story Prize. Their article was one of the… Continue Reading →

Irene Casseli Shares How Her Team Produced Their Prize-Winning Story

Irene Caselli won the 2018 Hostwriter Story Prize together with Mariangela Maturi, Claudia Jardim and Emil Staulund Larsen for their reportage A Girls’ Game: Nadia Nadim. How did they gather support to produce this cross-border series? Caselli explains all the steps her team followed… Continue Reading →

HostWIRE: A short tutorial

HostWIRE is our new global crowdsourcing tool to help you connect with other journalists and to find and share journalism knowledge and resources. It’s a chatroom where you can interact quickly and easily with other Hostwriter members. Are you looking… Continue Reading →

The Unwritten Rules of Cross-Border Journalism

The European Journalism Centre interviewed Hostwriter’s Bernadette Geyer to talk about tips for journalists interested in doing cross-border collaborations…   “Cross-border journalism is a method of many perks. Journalists who include perspectives from other countries in their investigation open up… Continue Reading →

You have the story! How do you get funding for it?

How do journalists find the funding required for investigative stories if they don’t have the backing of an editorial office? This is the big question Hostwriter CEO Tabea Grzeszyk addressed on the Bosch Alumni Network’s Fundraising Webinar Series. In the… Continue Reading →

How do I run a journalistic collaboration across borders?

With the downsizing of newsrooms around the world, freelance journalists and young professional journalists often lack the necessary connections with international colleagues. This is where Hostwriter has stepped up to help journalists find and establish connections with colleagues around the world. We… Continue Reading →

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