Andy Carvin on Muck Rack

Andy Carvin

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.

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@acarvin — 108,484 followers, 197,788 tweets

Feb 27, 2017

Tonight’s tweets should be preserved in amber after that colossal fuckup. #OscarsSoWTF

Feb 27, 2017

RT @yamphoto: This is the reaction in the press trophy room amongst the photographers when the #Oscars mistake was made.

Feb 18, 2017

@LVview I haven’t talked to them in a few years but they were fine then.

Feb 15, 2017

@torystarr3 I forget the name of it; @kimbui might remember.

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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.