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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 →

Call for Pitches: “UNBIAS THE NEWS”

Upcoming Hostwriter publication: “UNBIAS THE NEWS! Why diversity matters for journalism” (NOTE: The deadline for applications is now passed. We are reviewing all pitches and will get back to authors in early-February.) Hostwriter is a non-profit network founded by journalists… Continue Reading →

The Agora Project: Kick-Off in Armenia

Building trust in formal and not so formal environments We’re back from our workshop in Yerevan and couldn’t be happier about how our very first Agora Project kicked off. We selected ten journalists from almost 200 applications to join us. The first phase… Continue Reading →

Shortlist: The Hostwriter Prize 2016

We shortlisted five stories for the Hostwriter Prize and seven for this year’s Pitch Prize. Our jury has until November 13th to vote for their favourites. The week after we will announce the results. For now, tadaa, we proudly present the shortlist… Continue Reading →

The Aim of the Hostwriter Prize

For German version please scroll down! The Hostwriter Prize is donated by a foundation called Otto Sprenger Stiftung and honors collaboration in Journalism with up to 5.000 Euros. Tamara Anthony, one of the founders of Hostwriter, is chairwoman of the… Continue Reading →

Hostwriters Wanted for Cross-Border Investigations

“Hello there, Hostwriter! I read about you on Journalism.co.uk and thought I’d write to you straight away.” This is how Johanna Vehkoo, editor-in-chief of Long Play, a digital longform publisher based in Finland,  got in touch with us a couple… Continue Reading →

Katharina Finke – “Global” Ambassador for Hostwriter

Katharina Finke is a German investigative journalist who is covering stories around the world. She works freelance as a “global correspondent” for print and online media (e.g. freitag, Greenpeace Magazine, spiegel.de, Zeit), as well as German speaking television broadcasters (ARD,… Continue Reading →

L’Entreprise Média Reports on Hostwriter

The French blog L’Entreprise Média de “PR-rooms” liked the concept of Hostwriter but was somewhat critical about our exclusion of PR employees: Hostwriter : quand les journalistes se tournent vers les journalistes par pascaljappy • 04/06/2014 Nous en parlions dans un… Continue Reading →

Hostwriter – Our First Week Online!

WE WERE IN THE MIDDLE OF GETTING EVERYTHING READY for the launch when Ulrike Langer from the “Digitales Quartett” sent an email to us: “Can you be my surprise-guest at the re:publica?” So the day before the launch, we were… Continue Reading →

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