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Andy Carvin

Washington DC
Senior Editor-at-Large — NowThis News
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.

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@acarvin — 108,263 followers, 197,846 tweets

May 26, 2017

RT @MSF_Sea: Still no assistance and with the #G7Taormina meaning we can't dock in #Sicily, the first available port is 48hrs aw…

May 24, 2017

RT @AyaNaderM: Mada Masr news website, known to be an opposition media platform, has been banned in #Egypt #JournalismIsNotACrime

May 17, 2017

RT @barry: It’s just so clear that the only day Trump was happy being president was when he got to sit in the truck.

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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.