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.

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State Department "Aware" Of Vice Journalist Taken Hostage In Ukraine…
RT @vicenews: We are aware of @SimonOstrovsky's situation and are working to ensure the safety and security of our friend and colleague.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Definitive Oral History of a TV Masterpiece | Magazine | WIRED…
OSCE calls for release of Simon Ostrovsky, other journalists in eastern Ukraine…
@bagold52 No, it’s not dumb. You just don’t agree with it. Never said I did, either.
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