Careless social media use can endanger journalist sources – NPR’s Andy Carvin

November 12, 2012

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Andy Carvin, social media strategist at National Public Radio (NPR), was part of a panel discussion on authoritarianism and social media at “Reporting on International Security and Terrorism” in Istanbul.

The seminar examined the role of the media and how journalists can avoid being exploited.

Discussions were hosted by international security experts and attended by 25 journalists from around the world.

 

Sponsors of the seminar include Thomson Reuters Foundation, The Stanley Foundation, Gerda Henkel Stiftung, Stiftung Mercator, Istanbul Policy Center and Sabanci University.

Picture Credit: Andy Carvin, social media strategist at U.S. National Public Radio (NPR) at the “Reporting on International Securty and Terrorism” in the Marmara Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey, on Nov. 12, 2012. ALERTNET/Julie Mollins

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