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Salzburg street paper wins top human rights award

Austrian street paper Apropos has received the Rose for Human Rights for its work with migrant vendors in Salzburg.

Washington street paper crowdfunds to give vendors Digital Hope

UPDATE: We’re happy to report that this project has been fully funded.  A Washington DC street paper is tapping into the creativity and sales experience of its vendors to help them start their own digital […]

Celebrating #VendorWeek 2015 with Mi Valedor: the world’s newest street paper

As INSP’s #VendorWeek continues around the world, a ground-breaking new project is on the verge of launching in Mexico City. Mi Valedor is the world’s newest street paper.

Cape Town athlete runs 400km for The Big Issue South Africa

During Brandon Finn’s punishing 400km run from Johannesburg to Hattingspruit in the South African province of Kwazulu-Natal, the first hour on day eight was the toughest. His lungs burned with each breath, his legs felt like lead […]

Happy 5th anniversary to Philadelphia street paper One Step Away

By Laura Smith A street paper produced by homeless people and sold on the streets of Philadelphia has marked its five year anniversary by celebrating the real stars of the show: its vendors. Since launching […]

Charity single ‘Living on the Street’ released to help feed Danish vendors

By Laura Smith A Danish singer songwriter has released a single to support sellers of Hus Forbi, her local street paper, just in time for Christmas. Natasja Lee Dickinson’s charity single, ‘Living on the Street’ […]

Street paper single “Santa’s Coming Round” celebrates Big Issue vendors

‘Tis the season to be jolly … but it’s also the season to spare a thought for the thousands of people around the world who will spend the lead up to Christmas out in the […]

Macedonian street paper Lice v lice celebrates award win

Team Lice v lice By Laura Smith The hard work of staff and vendors at Macedonia’s only street paper, Lice v lice, has been recognised with a prestigious award. On November 29, Lice v lice […]

Journalisten-Sonderpreis der AWO Mittelrein geht an den DRAUSSENSEITER

KÖLN. Die Redaktion des Straßenmagazins Draussenseiter wird mit dem Journalisten-Sonderpreis der AWO Mittelrhein als herausragende Redaktion ausgezeichnet. Das Straßenmagazin, das seit über zwanzig Jahre von der Wohnungsloseneinrichtung OASE herausgegeben wird, wird von professionellen Journalisten und […]

The 2013 International Street Paper Awards: The Finalists

The finalists of the 2013 ‘International Street Paper Awards’ were announced today. The awards were launched in 2008 by INSP, to highlight the outstanding, independent editorial achievements of street papers; and their contribution to social […]

The Big Issue Australia goes digital

The Big Issue Australia recently launched a digital version of their street paper, which will be sold alongside the print copies. Readers will be given the choice of buying a digital access card, the size […]

Street papers celebrate 50 years of Franco-German friendship

French street paper Macadam and their German counterpart Trott-War celebrated 50-years of Franco-German friendship with a special joint edition, in both French and German, which was sold on both sides of the Rhine. The special […]