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Washington DC
Journalist — First Look Media
As seen in:  NPR
Covers:  North Africa, Social Media, Arab Spring, Geopolitics, Middle East

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.

Knight-Batten Award

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.
Aug 30, 2014

Obama: “The World Has Always Been Messy… We’re Just Noticing Now Because Of Social Media” buzzfeed.com/passantino/oba…

Aug 30, 2014

RT @MARYAMALKHAWAJA: To be clear, I'm officially under arrest on unknown charges. They will bring me before a judge tomorrow at an unknown time. #Bahrain

Aug 30, 2014

RT @MARYAMALKHAWAJA: Tomorrow, I will be taken to court in #Bahrain on unknown charges. I'm being held at the airport until then.

Aug 29, 2014

Abdulhadi Al Khawaja Embarks on Hunger Strike huff.to/1tHZTbF His daughter @maryamalkhawaja was just detained at bahrain’s airport.



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