Tag cross-border collaboration

Collaborating Across Borders During COVID-19

How to collaborate on investigative stories during a pandemic. By Zahra Salah Uddin Last month, Hostwriter members Ankita Anand and Stephen Tsoroti had their collaborative investigation titled ‘Small scale miners risk life and limb in Zimbabwe’ published on Toward Freedom…. Continue Reading →

Tipsheet: How to Build a Team for a Cross-Border Project

By Hostwriter Ambassador Piotr Drabik Cross-border journalism as a solo effort doesn’t make sense. Taking part in a duet, a quartet or a big group of colleagues from different countries can bring useful networking, interesting research and successful publications. I… Continue Reading →

Strengthening Cross-Border Journalistic Collaboration – Guest Post by Dr. Annett Heft

The Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society and Freie Universität Berlin recently published a Short Paper entitled Conditions to Strengthen Future Cross-Border Journalism. In the study, Hostwriter and Dataharvest-EIJC were looked at as gateways for exploring how cross-border collaborations can… Continue Reading →

A Collaborative Journey to Tell an Important African Story: An Interview with Patrick Egwu

Journalist Patrick Egwu and his team – Mamadou Lamine Ba and Annie Njanja – won 2nd Place for the Hostwriter Story Prize in 2019, for the story “Nigeria, Kenya and Senegal: Three African countries providing solutions in fight against FGM.”… 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 →

Learning from Our Members: Our Priorities for 2019

We’re thrilled that Hostwriters reported in our member survey,  the positive effects from being in the network.Through Hostwriter they either found helpful advice, ended up collaborating in a story or couch surfed with a colleague! But we also have to… Continue Reading →

It’s All about Giving and Taking: What Our Members Taught Us

I held my breath when the email arrived, my heart making an uneasy jump. After four months of collecting data, doing interviews with stakeholders and sending out an extensive online survey to all Hostwriter members, a team of external evaluators got… Continue Reading →

“Everyone was afraid of consequences”

Hostwriter Story Prize winners Ingrid Gercama and Nathalie Bertrams tell us about the obstacles and challenges they faced doing the awarded reportage Vanilla fever: Fear sours the sweet scent of Madagascar’s success in Madagascar. They worked with local journalists they… 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 →

And the winners of the Hostwriter Prize are…

Grants of €2000 and €1000 will be made to the 1st and 2nd place winners of the Story Prize. This year, Hostwriter will award two 2nd Place Story Prizes. Additionally, two Pitch Prize winners will each receive a grant of… Continue Reading →

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