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Andy Carvin

Verified
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, now at First Look Media.

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.

Reportedly - First Draft News

A rundown of some of reported.ly's favorite tools - reported.ly

reported.ly — After covering global news stories via social media for nearly two years, we've accumulated quite the list of tools and tricks. As we take a break and determine what's next for reported.ly, we thought we'd share some of them with you, in case you're interested in doing a little reported.ly-style reporting on your own.

Reported.ly says goodbye - for now - reported.ly

reported.ly — Today is officially the last day of reported.ly. Due to a loss of funding from our parent company, First Look Media, we're suspending operations today and ending our employment there. Tomorrow, reported.ly will go silent - no more Daily Digests, no live tweeting of breaking news, no social media coverage of human rights violations and conflicts from ...

Reported.ly says goodbye — for now – the reported.ly team

medium.com — Today is officially the last day of reported.ly. Due to a loss of funding from our parent company, First Look Media, we're suspending operations today and ending our employment there. Tomorrow, reported.ly will go silent - no more Daily Digests, no live tweeting of breaking news, no social media coverage of human rights violations and conflicts from around the world.

How to follow some of the stories most important to us - reported.ly

reported.ly — Over the course of our 20-month run, reported.ly never did its work entirely alone. We're a team of five people, but our work has incorporated the collective knowledge of countless others, including our fellow journalists, NGOs and citizens around the world. We may be suspending our operations today, but their work continues.

How to follow some of the stories most important to us – the reported.ly team

medium.com — Over the course of our 20-month run, reported.ly never did its work entirely alone. We're a team of five people, but our work has incorporated the collective knowledge of countless others, including our fellow journalists, NGOs and citizens around the world. We may be suspending our operations today, but their work continues.

A rundown of some of reported.ly’s favorite tools – the reported.ly team

medium.com — After covering global news stories via social media for nearly two years, we've accumulated quite the list of tools and tricks. As we take a break and determine what's next for reported.ly, we thought we'd share some of them with you, in case you're interested in doing a little reported.ly-style reporting on your own.

A note to our readers

medium.com — Reported.ly to suspend operations August 31 To friends and supporters of reported.ly: It is with great regret that I must announce that reported.ly will suspend its operations on August 31, 2016. Our funder and employer, First Look Media, has chosen to part ways with us, so we will no longer receive financial support from the company.

The long road to justice for Lesotho's former miners

reported.ly — A recent landmark ruling in South Africa will change the face of mining, but it may take years for it to help foreign-born miners. The ruling, issued this spring, allows former mineworkers to form class-action lawsuits against mining companies for exposing them to conditions that caused high rates of silicosis and tuberculosis.

Daily Digest: Black Lives Matter protests across the US

reported.ly — Viewing by email? Read the digest with embedded pictures and social content on your browser. In today's digest: Black Lives Matter protests across the US EU calls on Turkey to respect human rights Zimbabwe's veterans retract support for President Mugabe Protests in France over death of black youth in police custody Jerusalem holds its biggest Pride rally [...]
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Sep 17, 2016

@FlipPrior damn, didn’t realize that. Catch up some time on Skype?

Sep 17, 2016

@FlipPrior swing by my keynote; will be there for a little bit afterwards

Sep 17, 2016

RT @EricCarvin: Just took cover with @acarvin and @amyzerba during a Denver hailstorm. (I'm not kidding.) #ONA16  https://instagram.com/p/BKcUUFTjRbZ/ 

Sep 01, 2016

@tatn You’ve been on it for a number of years; did you tweet about it at one point?

Aug 31, 2016

RT @reportedly: Until next time, friends, good night and good luck. Love, the @reportedly team https://t.co/9CpejIiqEX

Aug 31, 2016

RT @reportedly: It’s been an honor and a pleasure bringing you @reportedly over the last 20 months. Stay safe, everyone. -@acarvin

Aug 31, 2016

RT @reportedly: This was the best 2 years of my career. That’s because of you, the community behind us. We’re always only a tweet away. - @kimbui

Aug 31, 2016

RT @reportedly: It's been such an incredible ride, learned a lot about the world and there's still so much more to learn. MUCHAS GRACIAS! - @wendycarrillo


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