David Carr, New York Times media writer, dies at 58

February 13, 2015 4:16 AM

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David Carr, New York Times media writer, dies at 58

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 p...

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