Hostwire

Your new collaboration tool.

Hostwire is our new global crowdsourcing tool to help you connect with other journalists and to find and share journalism knowledge and resources. It's a chatroom where you can interact quickly and easily with other Hostwriter members. Hostwire is where we can serve as each other's ”eyes and ears“ on the ground.

Funding

Funding

Are you looking for funding opportunities in your region or on the subject of your expertise? In search of grants or fellowships? Find them on Hostwire.

Collaborations

Collaborations

In search of cross-border projects to work on? Looking for collaborators for your own cross-border project idea? Make connections on Hostwire.

Knowledge

Knowledge

Looking for tips and tools specifically for journalists? Want to share your knowledge and resources to help others? Head over to Hostwire.

How does it work?

Sign In

Sign In

When you are signed in as a member on Hostwriter, you just click on the Hostwire link to head to the chatroom.

search and find

Search & Find

Just click on a category to browse through the current topics, or click on the search icon at the top right of the screen to search for something specific.

New Topics

New Topics

You can also create a new topic within a category to start a new conversation on a subject you care about.

“Hostwire is very useful and helps to extend my circle of collaborators. And it gives information about grants, for example, and professional opportunities. For African journalists, it allows us to have a new vision of collaborative journalism.”

Riana Raymonde Randrianarisoa, founder & executive director of Mada 24 and co-creator of the Social Fact and Investigative Journalism Network Madagascar

“I'm a member of many platforms worldwide dealing with journalism but Hostwire is designed to inspire everyone to participate and benefit, leading to rich and unique content.”

Ali Shehab, writer & filmmaker Lebanon

“Hostwire is an effective and reliable tool for connecting journalists from across the globe.”

Henrique Kugler, Sience Journalist Brazil
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