Andy Carvin‘s following on Twitter has more than doubled since he started tweeting about the Middle East in December. “There isn’t really a name for what Carvin does — tweet curator? social-media news aggregator? interactive digital journalist? — but that may be because this form of reporting is still being invented,” writes Paul Farhi. “By Carvin, among others.” || CJR.org: Is this the world’s best Twitter account?
NPR’s Carvin once worked 20 hours straight, pumping out 1,400 tweets