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Dick Clark Dies: Media Figures Remember TV Legend

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The sad news of Dick Clark's death prompted an outpouring of remembrances and tributes from many media figures.

Clark died on Wednesday morning after suffering a major heart attack. He was 82 years old. Media figures including "Today" host Al Roker shared that he was with Clark in his office when the verdict in the OJ Simpson case was announced. The New York Times' Brian Stelter tweeted that he interviewed Clark over email just last year. Segment producers and bookers from ABC described memories of working with the famed television icon on "Dick Clark's New Years Rockin' Eve" program.

Ryan Seacrest, who hosted "Dick Clark's New Years Rockin' Eve" in recent years, tweeted that his thoughts were with Clark's family. "I am deeply saddened by the loss of my dear friend Dick Clark. He has truly been one of the greatest influences in my life," Seacrest wrote.

Take a look at the slideshow below to see how journalists remembered Clark.

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