Hostwriter has published two booklets explaining the “Method” and the “Mindset” behind cross-border journalism. These booklets are the basis for presentations we give to journalism organizations. “Cross-border Journalism as a Method” is based on the work of investigative journalist Brigitte… Continue Reading →
Irene Caselli won the 2018 Hostwriter Story Prize together with Mariangela Maturi, Claudia Jardim and Emil Staulund Larsen for their reportage A Girls’ Game: Nadia Nadim. How did they gather support to produce this cross-border series? Caselli explains all the steps her team followed… Continue Reading →
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 →
The Agora Project’s participants are ten talented journalists from all over Europe. With several elections coming up, the participants are working across borders on the topic of polarization in Europe. We fell in love with them and if you read this, you… Continue Reading →
Meet Geraldine Cremin – journalist, lawyer, conflict reporter, and now also hostwriter’s first Australian ambassador.
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 →
The winners of this year’s #pitchprize 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 only… Continue Reading →
We are part of it: re:publica 15, Europe’s leading conference on Internet and Society, will take place in Berlin. On Tuesday, 5th of May at 5.15 pm, you will find hostwriter and our international partners on a panel: #rp15: Finding… Continue Reading →