Andy Carvin on Muck Rack

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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 28, 2014

An open letter to journalists: no more images of James Foley’s murder

Aug 28, 2014

@mediatwit just give me a heads up and I’d be happy to join.

Aug 28, 2014

Mystery: Arctic people thrived 4,000 years, then vanished

Aug 28, 2014

The Times of India's new social-media policy completely misses the point, and therefore will fail… via @gigaom

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