Death of David Carr

September 8, 1956 - February 12, 2015
New York, New York | Age 58

New York Times media columnist dies at age 58
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By TOM McELROY

Associated Press

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. He was 58.

Just hours before his death Thursday, 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...

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