Occupation: Media strategist
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Moments after the first murmurs of a Tunisian uprising erupted in December 2010, NPR senior strategist Andy Carvin turned to the info river of Twitter for real-time details. Since then, Carvin has been curating a constant stream of live, eyewitness accounts from journalists, rebels and bystanders, providing thousands with an outlet for harrowing accounts of the Middle East revolutions. From his office in Washington, D.C., Carvin became a connector and the architect of a new age in citizen journalism, one that jets through the Internet at a near cosmic pace. Consider his social reporting practices the new new new journalism.
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