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The Cult of Carr: 'We are Legion'new

Remembering David Carr's search for truth, and his dance moves.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Julia Goldberg  |  02-13-2015  |  Media

RIP, David Carrnew

David Carr, who edited Washington City Paper from 1995 to 2000, died suddenly Thursday night after he collapsed in the newsroom of the New York Times, where he'd been the media critic since 2002. He was 58.
Washington City Paper  |  Mike Madden  |  02-13-2015  |  Media

Page One: Inside the New York Timesnew

Andrew Rossi's documentary Page One buffs the Grey Lady's image.
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  06-17-2011  |  Movies

Who is the Media Person of the Year?new

An entire media panel opted to stay seated in a room in a building that may or may not have been on fire instead of getting up to leave. This media discussion going up in flames is a completely and utterly apt metaphor for something about the content and state of these kinds of discussions.
The Village Voice  |  Foster Kamer  |  12-07-2010  |  Media

It Didn't Start With Samnew

The story of the Tribune Company's decline is more nuanced than what you read in the New York Times.
Chicago Reader  |  Michael Miner  |  10-25-2010  |  Media

David Carr Asks Himself the Toughest Questions in 'The Night of The Gun'new

Before it delivers the inevitable jolt of redemption, The Night of The Gun is a maddening book, dangerous in large doses to anyone who has ever romanticized the outlaw appeal of the addict, frequently absurd and offensive to those drunks and dope fiends who have somehow managed to ask for help and get on with their lives.
Las Vegas Weekly  |  Steve Friedman  |  08-15-2008  |  Nonfiction

David Carr: From Crackhead to Potato Headnew

We investigate the New York Times reporter's odd, ongoing obsession with the spud.
New York Press  |  David Blum  |  07-24-2008  |  Media

Multimedia Man David Carr Gives Us Some Urgent Advicenew

Carr was at the annual AAN convention in Philadelphia this weekend reminding alt–weeklies they can keep their ships afloat. He stressed the importance of multimedia as staff cutbacks, the uncertainty of profit and the uncharted push to the internet continue to challenge the industry.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Brian James Kirk  |  06-10-2008  |  Media

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