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collaborative journalism

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 →

“I never want to do poverty porn” – Mridula Amin

Hostwriter member Mridula Amin smiles on the other side of the Skype interview screen at 10:00 pm in Sydney – midday in Berlin. Even at the end of her day, this Dhaka-born Australian photojournalist is full of enthusiasm. Back in… Continue Reading →

Celebrating a Successful 2017 at Hostwriter!

We started the new year feeling a great sense of accomplishment about the things we were able to achieve in 2017: Hostwriter celebrated its 3rd birthday on May 8th at the re:publica conference in Berlin, the same place where we… Continue Reading →

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