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Unbias the News: Selection of Pitches

By Ankita Anand It’s pouring pitches! A lot of people out there seem to share our mission because our widely circulated calls for pitches got us around 800 entries! With infinite resources, we would have loved nothing more than to… Continue Reading →

“Being here with everyone is a big step”

Unbias the News Kick-Off event spreads the message of collaborative healing and networking to fight for a more equitable, inclusive world of journalism. By Zahra Salah Uddin The team of Hostwriter’s new cross-border newsroom project ‘Unbias the News’ held a… Continue Reading →

Luminate supports Hostwriter to ‘Unbias the News’

Berlin, April 2021 It has long been our dream at Hostwriter to develop a cross-border newsroom highlighting underrepresented stories from around the globe. This April we launched a collaborative cross-border newsroom, Unbias the News. Now we are very proud to… Continue Reading →

Call for Pitches: Hostwriter Launches Remote Cross-Border Newsroom

Berlin/ Hong Kong/ Delhi March 18 2021 Call for Pitches: Hostwriter Launches Remote Cross-Border Newsroom The new Hostwriter newsroom Unbias the News is dedicated to showcasing international journalism that breaks through geographical or structural barriers. Diversity is not a moral… Continue Reading →

Why Hostwriter is Launching a Cross-Border Newsroom in 2021

Diversity isn’t a moral case. Let’s talk about quality journalism. By Tabea Grzeszyk I don’t want to sugarcoat this. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Hostwriter started to get into trouble. With a donor table canceled and foundations re-evaluating new commitments,… Continue Reading →

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 →

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