Andy Carvin on Muck Rack

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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 30, 2014

RT @Omid_M: @washingtonpost's reporter Jason Rezaian & His Wife Held in Secret Detention Center… #Iran…

Jul 30, 2014

Well, at least the various wars in the Middle East haven’t merged with the Ebola story. Trying not to imagine the consequences.

Jul 30, 2014

@rqskye @JonDonnison Some were abandoned, many weren’t. The ones being used as shelters are experiencing the casualties.

Jul 30, 2014

RT @LibyanBentBladi: Increasing more commentators are characterizing 2011 NATO-led intervention in #Libya as disastrous.It wasn't but subsequent management was

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