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!
Radio journalist Murat Can Tonbil works as an editor and presenter at Acik Radyo, Istanbul. He joins the Hostwriter-team as ambassador for Turkey. We are happy to have you on board!
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 →
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 →
What a great week for Hostwriter: We got covered twice in German radio stations. On Wednesday, FluxFM broadcasted a report – and on Thursday, Dradio Wissen sent an interview with co-founder Tabea Grzeszyk in Beirut. Enjoy!! FluxFM, 6.11.2013: Hostwriter –… Continue Reading →
Projekt für mehr Kooperation: Couchsurfing für Reporter Artikel in der Print-Ausgabe der taz vom 30. Oktober 2013 von Marlene Halser Biete Insiderwissen und Kontakte: Drei Medienmacherinnen wollen mit der Online-Plattform „Hostwriter“ Journalisten weltweit zur Zusammenarbeit bewegen. Entstanden ist die Idee aus… Continue Reading →
Maybe we should have made it easier for our colleagues Carolina Quesada & Chris Cottrell at the shooting of our hostwriter-clip: “Journalists-centered”, “collaborative network”, “one stop-shop-interface”? The script was just a little tongue-twisting: We are still struggling to define our claim… Continue Reading →