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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 — 107,979 followers, 197,794 tweets

Sep 18, 2017

RT @kimbui: @newsroom @aclu_mo @STLNLG 6/ Journalists were also arrested last night in STL. Some released. Some still detained,…

Sep 18, 2017

RT @kimbui: @newsroom @aclu_mo @STLNLG 5/ The 3 legal observers arrested at #STLverdict protests are still in custody and ACLU…

Sep 18, 2017

RT @kimbui: @newsroom @aclu_mo 4/ The three observers were there for @STLNLG and @ACLU_mo. I saw them at #STLVerdict protests.…

Sep 18, 2017

RT @kimbui: @newsroom @aclu_mo 3/ Tony Rothert: "We are at a loss to explain what justification there could have been" for arre…

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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.