Andy Carvin Joins the Tow Center

The Tow Center is pleased to announce Andy Carvin has joined the Tow Center as a Tow Fellow. Carvin’s project “Broken News” will examine the intersection of broadcast news and social media during breaking news events, focusing on three case studies: The Gabby Giffords shooting, Sandy Hook and the Boston Marathon bombing.

Andy Carvin (@acarvin on Twitter) is an award-winning journalist who has pioneered new forms of online collaboration for nearly 20 years.Andy graduated from Northwestern University with a BS in rhetoric and an MA in telecommunications policy. He lives near Washington DC with his wife, two kids, two dogs and two cats.

Read more about him on our fellows page .

The Broken News Project is a project made possible by generous funding from both The Tow Foundation and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. To learn more about the Tow Center Fellowship Program, please contact the Tow Center’s Research Director Taylor Owen: