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Experiencing Cross-Border Solidarity among Journalists: An Interview with Ludovica Jona

Journalist Ludovica Jona and her team – Caitlin Chandler, Chris Jones, Petra Sorge and Giacomo Zandonini – won 1st Place for the Hostwriter Story Prize in 2019, for the story “Invisible Borders.” The journalistic piece focused on European Union (EU)… Continue Reading →

IJNet Publishes Article with Tips on Collaboration by HW Ambassador Patrick Egwu

Hostwriter Ambassador Patrick Egwu published an article on the International Journalists’ Network, “Tips for journalists interested in cross-border collaborations.” In the article, Patrick talks about ways he has used Hostwriter to find colleagues and to collaborate on stories. The following… Continue Reading →

English Edition of Unbias the News Now Available for Sale!

Hostwriter’s new book, Unbias the News: Why diversity matters for journalism, is now available for sale in English! The book, which has been called “refreshing” and “entertaining” by reviewers, encompasses views from 31 different journalists spanning the globe, from Brazil… Continue Reading →

European Journalism Observatory Reports on Growth of Collaborative Journalism

The European Journalism Observatory has included Hostwriter in its report on the growth of collaborative journalism, “Partnerschaft statt Wettbewerb,” and talks about our trainings and workshops on cross-border journalism. Auf der Online-Plattform Hostwriter können sich Journalisten weltweit miteinander vernetzen und über… Continue Reading →

Hostwriter at the UNCOVERED: “Let’s have a basic income for freelance journalists”

“We’re allowed to dream: let’s have a basic income for freelance journalists!” – Hostwriter’s CEO Tabea proposed during a very down-to-earth discussion on how to create an enabling environment for investigative journalists working across borders in the EU. The chat… Continue Reading →

Inside Story: Unveiling an International Network of Corruption

My Malaysian colleague Alyaa Alhadjri and I found out how 434 million USD were illegally collected from Malaysia-bound Nepali workers with the involvement of government agencies. Our investigation revealed a corrupt collaboration between the migration agencies of the governments of… 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: The Unlevel Playing Field of Women’s Football – Nadia Nadim. How did they gather support to produce this cross-border series?… Continue Reading →

Shortlist of Best Stories and Pitches for 2018 HostwriterPrize

The Hostwriter team is thrilled about the many great applications we received for this year’s HostwriterPrize. Through the shortlist process, we selected the best ideas based on the cross-border approach to the topic, the originality and structure of the pitch… 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 →

Application Process Opens for 2018 Hostwriter Prize

€5000 in Awards for Collaborative Journalism Projects (Berlin, Germany) 23 July 2018 – Hostwriter is now accepting applications for its 2018 Hostwriter Prize, which grants €5000 in awards for collaborative journalism projects between members. The deadline to apply for the… Continue Reading →

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