David Carr dies: 'Page One' documentary stands as fitting tribute

February 13, 2015 7:33 PM

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A newspaperman to the core, David Carr wouldn't dream of putting himself at the center of a story. But the incisive, irreverent New York Times reporter and columnist, who died suddenly Thursday at age 58, couldn't help but steal the spotlight in the 2011 documentary "Page One: Inside the New York Times."

Directed by Andrew Rossi, "Page One" chronicles a year at the Gray Lady during a period of unprecedented turmoil and transformation in the newspaper business, seen mostly through the lens of the NYT's media desk.

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