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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.
Sep 18, 2014

ISIS releases statement by kidnapped British journalist John Cantlie. Not graphic. Says there will be more videos. youtube.com/watch?v=LNFzv9…

Sep 18, 2014

Dear Autocorrect: when I’m setting up a meeting with someone and write, “How about 4ish?” please stop changing it to “How about fish?"

Sep 18, 2014

Column: An unexpected twist in the Benghazi saga wapo.st/1uI1Bdr

Sep 17, 2014

@HannahAllam So far I’m just seeing Twitter chatter re: Zawahiri but no one offering evidence or statement from a credible source yet.

Sep 17, 2014

Amid skepticism, Obama’s Iraq-Syria plan set for approval wapo.st/1ASnxCI

Sep 17, 2014

Corporations are not people, so don't let them guilt you into tipping the maid gu.com/p/4xk3e



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