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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 — 108,350 followers, 197,861 tweets

Apr 18, 2017

RT @biolojical: Body size vs. Lifespan         🌲       🐋      🐘     🦏      🐊 🦈    🐄🐎   🦁🐻   🐗🐼🦍   🐆  👵   🐕  🐙 🐧  🦊🐨🐵    🐱  🐇  🦆🦉  🐓  🦎🐍🐢…

Apr 18, 2017

RT @PAStatePolice: Steve Stephens was spotted this morning by PSP members in Erie County. After a brief pursuit, Stephens shot and killed himself.

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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.