New York Times Media Columnist David Carr Dead at 58

Second major force in U.S. journalism to die in the past two days.

By Published on February 13, 2015

(Reuters) – New York Times media columnist David Carr collapsed at the newspaper’s office and died on Thursday, the paper reported. He was 58.

Carr penned the widely read Media Equation column that appeared in the Monday business section and focused on “media as it intersects with business, culture and government,” according to his biography on the New York Times website.

He also reported for the paper’s culture section and featured prominently in “Page One: Inside The New York Times,” a 2011 documentary on the publication.

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