Andy Carvin on Muck Rack

Andy Carvin

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Washington DC
Editor — First Look Media
As seen in: First Look Media, NPR, PBS
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.

Twitter Feed

@acarvin — 108,797 followers, 198,534 tweets

Dec 08, 2016

RT @ReutersIndia: #JustIn Earthquake magnitude 6.9 reported off coast of northern California - USGS

Nov 22, 2016

I better go check my propaganda feed. RT @mkramer Maybe we should stop calling it a News Feed.

Nov 22, 2016

@muzzarca @mathewi It sucks for news orgs whose coverage is based on access journalism. Not so much for adversarial journalism.

Nov 21, 2016

RT @AdamSerwer: Video of a room full of Nazis saluting and yelling "hail Trump" while a guy praised by Bannon's website speaks https://t.co/4eoY1sLThP

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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.