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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.…

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

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

Sep 17, 2014

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