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“We are a part of something much greater” – INSP summit scholarships enhance street paper movement

INSP scholarships to the Global Street Paper Summit allow emerging street papers to learn from the expertise within the network, and bring new voices to the global conversation.

Success of unique cooperative newspaper proves “truth still sells” in Greece

How many journalists does it take to produce one of Greece’s most trusted and successful daily newspapers? The editor of Efimerida ton Syntakton (The Journalists’ Paper) explains how his unique cooperative of over 100 journalists is thriving in Greece.

“Our job is to combat poverty”: German journalist on the Global Street Paper Summit 2016

The editor of Nuremberg street paper Strassenkreuzer reflects on a whirlwind three days in Athens: “Celebrating this fantastic and inspiring family is a must… even if heads were left spinning, languages were muddled up, nobody could concentrate and there was lots of sleep to catch up on!”

100% of delegates inspired by Global Street Paper Summit 2016

As the Global Street Paper Summit 2016 came to a close, 100% of delegates were inspired, and would recommend the summit to other street paper staff.

IN PHOTOS: Our final day in Athens for INSP 2016

Our final day of the 2016 INSP Summit in Athens was inspirational and emotional, as our delegates reflected over everything they have learned, and celebrated new friendships forged. Relive the days in photos and social media.

“We need to be brave”: street paper response to refugee crisis

During a panel discussion on the global refugee crisis, those on the frontline in Greece urged street papers to use their unique position in the media to put a human face on crisis and encourage solidarity.

What do street paper readers want? #INSP2016 answers

This week at the INSP summit in Athens, street paper leaders from the UK, Denmark and Greece discussed their different techniques for building readership and engaging new audiences.

VIDEO: Yanis Varoufakis praises global street paper movement

Watch Greek anti-austerity figurehead Yanis Varoufakis’ address to street paper delegates at the INSP Global Street Paper Summit 2016.

Street paper delegates “overwhelmed” and “humbled” at Athens refugee camp

Increasing numbers of refugees look to street papers across Europe for support. A research visit to Eleonas Refugee Camp during the INSP Summit in Athens this week was an eye-opening and humbling experience for our delegates.

VIDEO: Head of Greek newspaper cooperative expresses solidarity with street papers

Our closing keynote in Athens this week was a truly inspiring address by Nicholas Voulelis, director of Greece’s top independent newspaper Efimerida ton Syntakton [The Journalists’ Paper].

Street papers agree key to successful campaigns lies with vendors

Today in Athens, INSP delegates agreed that putting vendors at the heart of campaigns can have maximum impact in influencing change and challenging perceptions.

Top five things funders want: what we learned at #INSP2016

INSP delegates learned about what funders want during our summit in Athens yesterday. Our own Zoe Greenfield chaired the incredibly useful session, and shares the top five tips she learned.

IN PHOTOS: 2016 Global Street Paper Summit day one

From a captivating speech by Yanis Varoufakis to an emotional INSP Talks, day one of the Global Street Paper Summit in Athens was a true success! Relive the day in photos.

VIDEO: Emotional start to powerful INSP Talks in Athens

An emotional and inspiring start to the very first INSP Talks at the Global Street Paper Summit saw keynote speaker Cynthia Hellen and INSP delegates champion empowering vulnerable communities through sustainable and innovative social entrepreneurship.

INSP Awards 2016 winners revealed in Athens

The winners of the INSP Awards 2016 were announced tonight in Athens during a glamorous celebration of excellence and innovation in street papers worldwide. Discover who took home the top awards.

Grassroots social enterprises in Athens help feed Greeks on the breadline

Across Greece, many people rely on grassroots organisations to put food on their tables. Today at the INSP Summit, we heard how three leading social enterprises – Wise Greece, Boroume and Myrtillo – are making a difference.

Athens welcomes international delegates to INSP Global Street Paper Summit

Against the odds, INSP was thrilled to launch the 2016 Global Street Paper Summit 2016 in Athens today alongside our co-hosts, Shedia. The city officially welcomed INSP’s 120 international delegates in the grand surrounding of Athens City Hall.

Top entrepreneur looks forward to #INSP2016 “shaking her whole being”

Globally recognised social entrepreneur Cynthia Hellen praises work of street papers ahead of her appearance at INSP Global Street Paper Summit this week.

INSP Awards: finalists revealed for best cultural writing in street papers

With just over one week to go until our winners are revealed during the Global Street Paper Summit in Athens, meet our fantastic finalists for street paper cultural reporting.

INSP Awards: finalists revealed for best street paper reporting

We’ve seen some incredible news reporting from our street paper network this year. From a Papal audience to interviews with North Korean defectors, discover our five finalists competing for a coveted INSP Award next week.

Firebrand Greek economist and leading US social entrepreneur to address Global Street Paper Summit

Rebel economist Yanis Varoufakis and globally-recognised, Peruvian-American entrepreneur Cynthia Hellen added to the line-up for this year’s INSP Summit.

Meet our Summit hosts Shedia: the raft keeping Greece’s poor and homeless afloat

In two weeks’ time, delegates from around the world will gather in Athens for the INSP Global Street Paper Summit, co-hosted by Greek street paper, Shedia. We caught up with founder Christos and vendor Lefteris to discover how Shedia continues to keep hope afloat in Greece.

Director of independent Greek paper Efimerida ton Syntakton expresses street paper solidarity

Veteran Greek journalist Nicholas Voulelis was today announced as a keynote speaker at INSP’s Global Street Paper Summit 2016, where he will tell the story of ‘The Journalists’ Paper’.

German language street papers gather in Nuremberg

Representatives from 16 papers discussed crowdfunding successes, marketing hacks and vendor strategies during the intensive two-day meeting.

Positive news, exchanging ideas and Greek hospitality: why #INSP2016 is unmissable

With just 10 days left to register for the Global Street Paper Summit this June, INSP’s Zoe Greenfield shares her top 10 reasons why you would be mad to miss #INSP2016.

Early birds from 10 countries snap up places at 2016 Global Street Paper Summit

Delegates from 10 countries are already registered to attend the international gathering of street papers in Athens – the only event of its kind in the world.