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Andy Carvin

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Washington DC
Senior Editor-at-Large — NowThis News
Covers:  north africa, social media, arab spring, geopolitics, middle east

Sr. Editor-At-Large, NowThis. Author of Distant Witness: Social Media, The Arab Spring & A Journalism Revolution.

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@acarvin — 107,669 followers, 196,885 tweets

@netvids @Chronotope some, but not all. I’ve reached out to them.
RT @WNYC: UPDATE: Police say one person has been arrested following an explosion underground near the Port Authority subway s…
RT @ayaelb: Pro-Saudi twitter accounts are starting to fan the flames, saying Qatar may have been behind #Yemen #Saleh's assass…
RT @weddady: Ali Abdullah Saleh leaves yet another toxic legacy to Arabs: "next time you topple a tyrant make SURE he doesn't li…
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Awards

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.