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Thank you for a great Hostwriter meeting in Beirut!

On Wednesday, Dec. 4th, we had our first-ever Hostwriter-meeting: We were small group of international journalists based in Beirut, two Lebanese, two Italians, two Germans, one colleague from Egypt and one from Algeria (who skipped the photo). Thank you so… Continue Reading →

Hostwriter Featured on ems-Blog, December 2nd, 2013

Co-founder Tabea Grzeszyk´s journalism school ems – Electronic Media School in Potsdam-Babelsberg asked her to write a post from Beirut: Halbzeit in Beirut von Tabea Grzeszyk Seit genau einem Monat arbeite ich als Middle East Fellow des Vereins Internationale Journalisten… Continue Reading →

Invitation: Our First Hostwriter Meeting in Beirut!

Dear journalists based in Beirut, we are happy to spread the word about Hostwriter, a non-profit, global network for cooperation among journalists نتشرف بدعوة عامة للمشاركة في التعرف و نشر الكلمة عن هوست ريتر ،الشبكة العالمية (غير هادفة للربح) للشراكات… Continue Reading →

Lebanon #5: „Are you going to hell, or to Hamra…?“

Don´t get me wrong: I love Hamra, the bustling hub in Beirut with nice cafés, fancy bars and a good nightlife. I enjoy staying here with my two roommates and the four cats. But last week, I really had it…. Continue Reading →

Lebanon #4: „I use my pen to battle ignorance and misinformation“

Mohammed Ali Nayel, 31, journalist & fixer from Beirut Moe Ali Nayel started working as a fixer for international journalists in the 2006 Israeli war on Lebanon. Confronted with news coverage that felt to him „completely a-factual and sensationalist“, Nayel… Continue Reading →

Lebanon #3: My first 10 days in Beirut

One thing I know for sure: Without local contacts or fellow journalists, you´re kind of lost in Lebanon! Above the surface, things could make you believe that everything´s alright. The Syrian civil war seems far away when you strall along… Continue Reading →

FluxFM and Dradio Wissen: Hostwriter on the German radio – Nov. 2013

What a great week for Hostwriter: We got covered twice in German radio stations. On Wednesday, FluxFM broadcasted a report – and on Thursday, Dradio Wissen sent an interview with co-founder Tabea Grzeszyk in Beirut. Enjoy!! FluxFM, 6.11.2013: Hostwriter –… Continue Reading →

“Couchsurfing for Reporters” – Oct. 30th, 2013

Projekt für mehr Kooperation: Couchsurfing für Reporter Artikel in der Print-Ausgabe der taz vom 30. Oktober 2013 von Marlene Halser Biete Insiderwissen und Kontakte: Drei Medienmacherinnen wollen mit der Online-Plattform „Hostwriter“ Journalisten weltweit zur Zusammenarbeit bewegen. Entstanden ist die Idee aus… Continue Reading →

Lebanon #2: I Like Mondays!

I had a safe trip to Beirut on Saturday afternoon, enjoyed spending most of Sunday chatting in the kitchen with my new flatmate (a professional belly-dancer and a very cool lady, you´ll meet her soon!) and prepared myself for the… Continue Reading →

Fieldwork in Lebanon #1: Bye-bye, Berlin!

Does Hostwriter work? How far can you go when you collaborate with colleagues? Thanks to an IJP Middle East Fellowship, co-founder Tabea Grzeszyk will spend the next two months in Lebanon. There, she is going to put Hostwriter through a… Continue Reading →

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