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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 →

The Hostwriter Prize: Here come….the finalists!

In the last couple of days, we’ve had one of the toughest jobs in the world. The quality of the applications for the Hostwriter Prize left us ecstatic, though made the task of narrowing it down to potential winners a… Continue Reading →

Hostwriter Featured on the Blog of Deutsche Welle Adakemie

Connecting journalists with Hostwriter by Guy Degen (This article originally appeared on the blog of the DW Akademie on 11 April 2014.) You’re planning your next overseas assignment. You’re looking for strong story ideas, good contacts with expert local knowledge,… Continue Reading →

Hostwriter Presents @ Groundbreaking Journalism 2014 Conference

#gbj14 (4/6) New Ideas for a Changing Media World from Groundbreaking Journalism on Vimeo. Berlin, April 3rd, 2014: “At the Intersection of Man and Machine” International Conference on Mobile Technology and Journalism #gbj14

Preventing Abuse: Hostwriter´s “Code of Ethics”

Global cooperation among journalists – this is our goal with Hostwriter! However, we are aware that this platform needs to be protected against abuse: Supporting colleagues with an advice doesn´t mean to reveal sensitive sources, engaging in research-teams is not… Continue Reading →

How „Hostwriter“-style networking helped me in Beirut

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 →

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 →

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 #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 →

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