Andy Carvin

Journalist, First Look Media


Real-time news DJ & occasional journalist, but *not* a social media guru. Author of the book Distant Witness. NPR alum, now at First Look Media.

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North Africa Social Media Arab Spring Geopolitics Middle East

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2011 - Special Distinction Award
Since the beginning of the Arab Spring, NPR's Andy Carvin has pioneered a new form of journalism, using his online followers to piece together and validate real-time reports that documented historic events in the Middle East. By using his Twitter account as a newsgathering operation, he has demonstrated how reporting can be done remotely and created a highly engaged community of more than 50,000 Twitter followers.

Twitter Feed

College Professor Suspended Because His Daughter Wore A "Game Of Thrones" T-Shirt…
RT @lourdesgnavarro: #GabrielGarciaMarquez's wisdom and wit, you illuminated an entire continent. Amazing picture & quote…
Prop 8 Lawyer's Views on Gay Marriage Evolving - ABC News via @ABC
RT @LizSly: Bloodbath in Aleppo. The operating theater in a hospital today. More than 80 casualties in this hospital alone…
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