Aug 24, 2011

A crazy news cycle, captured in Carvin's tweets and storified by MediaShift

Andy Carvin's epic weekend of tweeting the Libyan revolution inspired MediaShift to storify a day in the life of NPR's star Tweeter. The chosen day, Aug. 23, turned out to be an extraordinary news cycle. Carvin was following Libyan rebels' takeover of Moammar Gaddafi’s compound in Tripoli and the plight of western journalists being held in the nearby Rixos Hotel, then reacted with shock as a 5.9 magnitude earthquake rocked his home outside Washington, D.C.

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