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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 30, 2014

Secret Service agent who tackled intruder was off duty

Sep 30, 2014

Man with gun, criminal record was on elevator with Obama

Sep 30, 2014

“Sean, it’s time to go to bed.” “But I want to stay up and talk for 6 more mins.” “So whadya want to talk about?” *Sean begins to snore*

Sep 30, 2014

RT @CDCgov: #Ebola is spread by direct contact w/bodily fluids of a sick person or exposure to contaminated objects, like needles

Sep 30, 2014

Winning Syrian hearts and minds: White House exempts Syria airstrikes from tight standards on civilian deaths… via

Sep 30, 2014

Newsweek adds plagiarism warning to Fareed Zakaria articles… via @POLITICO

Sep 30, 2014

Reporter Q: What can you do to reassure ppl who were on the same flight? CDC Director: Well, they could call us. #wronganswer

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