My stay in Beirut is over – time to check out the fruits of the experiment: Has „hostwriter“-style networking helped me to find stories in Beirut? Have I met protagonists who I wouldn´t have if I relied on news agencies… Continue Reading →
Cigdem Akyol works as an editor for the German newspaper “taz” and as a freelance writer for German, Swiss and Austrian publications such as Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung or Neue Zürcher Zeitung. Based in Berlin, Cigdem is joining hostwriter as ambassador… Continue Reading →
Juliane Metzker works as a freelance print, online and videojournalist for Qantara. She covers stories in the Middle East and will move back to Beirut next year. You can find Juliane on Twitter @J_Metzker. Dear Juliane, welcome to the team!
Hassan Ali Ghazaly lives in Cairo, Egypt. He works as a TV-editor for the youth-program of Rotana Masriya TV-channel, has blogged for the “Transit“-webjournal of the German Goethe-Institute in Cairo and describes himself as a social activist. If you like… Continue Reading →
Gözde Kazaz is 26 years old and works as a freelance journalist for Birgün (newspaper), bianet.org (online-news) and Acik Radyo (radio). You can find Gözde on Twitter @gozdekazaz. Welcome to hostwriter!