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Famed New York Times media columnist David Carr dies at age 58

Famed New York Times media columnist David Carr dies at age 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 pointed questions and wry observations to speak candidly about the film. The Times' publisher, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr., said Carr was "one of the most...

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