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Fri Feb 13, 2015, 01:40 AM

 

David Carr Dead at 58

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Media columnist David Carr, who wrote the Media Equation column for The New York Times and penned a memoir about his fight with drug addiction, collapsed at his office and died on Thursday. He was 58.

Just hours before his death he had moderated a "Times Talks" conversation with Edward Snowden, director Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald about the documentary "Citizenfour," which chronicles Snowden's leak of National Security Agency documents. Carr, engaged as always, drew them out with pointed questions and wry observations to speak candidly about the film

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Response to Ramses (Original post)

Fri Feb 13, 2015, 01:57 AM

1. Tough couple of tough days for journalism...

And David Carr just reported on Bob Simon last night...

Man...

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Response to LVdem (Reply #1)

Fri Feb 13, 2015, 02:03 AM

2. He also completed an interview with Edward Snowden

 

shortly before his death. Carr was a complicated man, but astute and humorous, and a damn good journalist

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Fri Feb 13, 2015, 08:58 AM

3. Sad. He was a great reporter.

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