Andy Carvin

Journalist, First Look Media

About

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.

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@msatonienne I’m sure it was, but I don’t work at NPR any more so I haven’t been to a tiny desk concert in a while.
A Russian Lawmaker Ordered His Aide To Rape A Journalist On Live TV buzzfeed.com/miriamelder/a-…
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