pbs.org :: PBS Newshour caught up with NPR's Senior Strategist Andy Carvin between his 400+ tweets a day for a chat about his Twitter stream. His stream has become a must-follow wire service of sorts for people interested in the latest developments in Tunisia, Egypt and a growing number of countries across the Middle East, Persian Gulf and North Africa.
PBS wanted to know how he began mapping out whom to trust in the "Twittersphere," and how he works to verify and share facts with NPR as the stories develop. His tweets are populated with the words "source" and "verified?" More often than not, as he re-tweets trends and waves of information across the streams he tracks as his sources verify or discount facts on the ground.
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