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cross-border journalism

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 →

“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 →

Agora Project: Meet the Participants

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 →

Geraldine Cremin – Australian Ambassador for Hostwriter

Meet Geraldine Cremin – journalist, lawyer, conflict reporter, and now also Hostwriter’s first Australian ambassador.

Following the Heroin Trail: Update 3 – IRAN

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 →

Following the Heroin Trail: Update 2 – AFGHANISTAN

The winners of this year’s Pitch Prize 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… Continue Reading →

Save the Date: Hostwriter at re:publica 15 on May 5th, Berlin

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 →

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