New York Times Veteran David Carr Collapses in Newsroom, Dead at 58

AP Photo/Stephen Chernin
AP Photo/Stephen Chernin

From the New York Times:

David Carr, who wrote about media as it intersects with business, culture and government in his Media Equation column for The New York Times, collapsed at the office and died at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital on Thursday. He was 58.

For the past 25 years, Mr. Carr wrote about media. He joined The Times in 2002 as a business reporter covering the magazine publishing industry. His column appeared in the Monday business section and focused on media issues, including print, digital, film, radio and television.

Before joining the Times, Mr. Carr was a contributing writer for The Atlantic Monthly and New York magazine. In 2000, he was the media writer for, a website focusing on the business of entertainment and publishing.

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