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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 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

Corporations are not people, so don't let them guilt you into tipping the maid

Sep 17, 2014

RT @AnshelPfeffer: Alex Salmond on the eve of #Scotland's independence referendum: "we are the underdogs in this campaign" #indyref

Sep 17, 2014

RT @alextomo: " what we have proven is that every person in this land matters. It is the greatest democratic experience in the history of Scotland"

Sep 17, 2014

Salmond: This is our opportunity of a lifetime and we must seize it with both hands. #indyref #Scotland

Sep 17, 2014

@Cbp76 @jesselansner Found it on sky news anyway. Thanks...

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