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Washington DC
First Look Media — Journalist
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.
Jul 25, 2014

The view from what will eventually be the First Look office next year

Jul 25, 2014

RT @YousefMunayyer: Funny how @seanhannity tried to get a rise out of me and lost at his own game instead. Came off as total belligerent loon.

Jul 25, 2014

@SultanAlQassemi hoping you and @EthanZ get a chance to meet up during your visit to the media lab.

Jul 25, 2014

RT @Maureen_70: So many images of fathers kissing their babies, swaddled in bloody cloth, for last time before they're lowered into a tiny grave. #Gaza

Jul 25, 2014

RT @Maureen_70: Two plastic chairs facing each other used as a cradle during funeral for slain baby and nine other victims of UN school shelling #Gaza

Jul 25, 2014

RT @AramRoston: Important now to reread this June story by @sheeraf. Who Was Behind The Kidnapping Of Three Israeli Teens?… @buzzfeed

Jul 25, 2014

Ditto. RT @chrislhayes: Honestly, I'm nearing some kind of awful news breakdown.

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