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Photo by William Iven on Unsplash Do you believe in the power of collaborative journalism to make underreported stories told and underrepresented voices heard? Are you passionate about helping journalists to investigate more easily across borders? The journalism network Hostwriter… 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 →

The Agora Project: Kick-Off in Armenia

Building trust in formal and not so formal environments We’re back from our workshop in Yerevan and couldn’t be happier about how our very first Agora Project kicked off. We selected ten journalists from almost 200 applications to join us. The first phase… Continue Reading →

Vanessa Quirk, Hostwriter Ambassador in New York City

Vanessa is a Columbia journalism grad, a Tow Centre Fellow and has a special knack for podcasting. Get in touch with her for advice/co-authorship or a couch in NYC.

The Hostwriter Prize: 2nd Place Goes to REACHING ITALY IS ONLY THE START

Congratulations to Yermi Brenner (Israel/Germany) and Silvia Giannelli (Italy) for winning the 2nd place of this year’s Hostwriter Prize, which is endowed with 2.000€.   An exemplary portrayal of how to use the platform “Yermi had the idea of doing this cross-border… Continue Reading →

Following the Heroin Trail: Update 3 – IRAN

Update from Sistan-Baluchistan, the Iranian province bordering Afghanistan and Pakistan  Iran spends $ 2 billion a year to stem the flow of drugs inside the country. This year alone, more than 500 people were hanged for drug-related crimes. Nevertheless, tons of… Continue Reading →

Following the Heroin Trail: Update 2 – AFGHANISTAN

The winners of this year’s Pitch Prize are following a package of heroin from the Afghan poppy fields all the way to the needle in Europe. Their journey will take them through  Iran, Turkey and across Eastern-European borders. Update 2 from Nimroz, Afghanistan:  “In Nimroz… Continue Reading →

InPerspective: “The stringers are our journalists”

We are happy to announce a new exciting partner of Hostwriter. When we were introduced to each other it felt like match made in heaven. Hostwriter provides an infrastructure for journalists while InPerspective offers an outlet for publishing and translating international… Continue Reading →

The Hostwriter Prize 2015: The Finalists

While the world becomes ever more interconnected, the financial means of reporting continue to shrink. If journalists want to follow suit and continue to try and grasp the bigger picture of things, they need to unlock new research strategies that go beyond… Continue Reading →

The Hostwriter Pitch Prize Winners

We are proud to present the the winners of Hostwriter’s very first Pitch Prize. Congratulations to Hanne Couderé and Jim Huylebroek who follow a package of Heroin from the poppy fields in Afghanistan to the consumer in Europe in collaboration with Asli Elitsoy, Maria Cheresheva, and Stevan… Continue Reading →

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