Younger Journalists on His Legacy – Flavorwire

February 13, 2015 9:15 PM

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Younger Journalists on His Legacy  –  Flavorwire

David Carr, the media columnist, heart and soul of The New York Times, and symbol of all that is great about journalism, passed away yesterday at 58 years old. He had just finished moderating a panel on documentary Citizen Four in Manhattan.

In the many tributes that have followed his death, certain words keep cropping up repeatedly. The most important one is “generous.” In his writing for the culture section, his creation of The Carpetbagger (the only time Oscar reporting has felt charming and fun), and his Monday column, “The Media Eq...

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