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8 Powerful Stories of Addiction and What Comes After

Off The Shelf | Posted 07.14.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Hilary Krutt | Off the Shelf Millions of Americans are currently suffering from addiction, and countless more have lost their lives or a loved one...

8 Lena Dunham-Approved Books You Need to Read Right Now

Off The Shelf | Posted 06.24.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Hilary Krutt | Off the Shelf Lena Dunham seems to be everywhere these days. Best known as the creator, writer, and star of the HBO series Girls, ...

New York Times Names Jim Rutenberg Media Columnist

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.12.2016 | Home

NEW YORK -- The New York Times has named magazine writer Jim Rutenberg as the paper's next media columnist, filling a prominent perch that was left va...

New York Times Grapples With David Carr's Legacy

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.13.2015 | Home

NEW YORK -- On Feb. 21, New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet said replacing star media columnist David Carr, who died in the paper's newsroom n...

What The Internet Meant To Me After The Death Of My Father, David Carr

Glamour | Posted 05.20.2016 | Home

The Internet can be intrusive, yes, but it can also be a voice of comfort -- and, in my case, a close friend leaning in to whisper, "You know how you thought your dad was the greatest guy in the world? You were right. Let me tell you why."

David Carr's Daughter Has A Google Doc Of Her Dad's Life Lessons

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 05.08.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

The February passing of David Carr had the media world sobbing for both the loss of a valued journalist and also a cherished mentor to young writers. ...

Montclair Film Festival: Expanding in its 4th Year

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.07.2016 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Film festivals flourish in beautiful places. The Montclair Film Festival in Montclair, New Jersey, now at its midpoint, adds to that rule, expanding to ten days, and inaugurating awards for filmmaking in memory of two Montclair residents who died this year.

Brian Williams, David Carr, and My Fear of a Misremembered Life

Patrick R. Krill | Posted 05.12.2015 | Home
Patrick R. Krill

So how does someone avoid such a derailing estrangement from the events of their past, as they actually happened? As a universal matter, I don't have an answer. But for many people who are maintaining a recovery, it involves never becoming too unfamiliar with your own story, facilitated by an ongoing willingness to share it with others in some capacity.

Media Second Acts and Untimely Endings

Tom Allon | Posted 04.20.2015 | Home
Tom Allon

Mass media has lost some of its great figures due to death, retirement, and old-fashioned scandal, with four larger-than-life figures -- David Carr, Bob Simon, Jon Stewart, and Brian Williams -- all leaving the stage this week.

David Carr, the Origins of Genius, and Sad Legacy of Brian Williams, aka Mr. Vanilla...

Paul LaRosa | Posted 04.16.2015 | Home
Paul LaRosa

At the risk of stating the obvious, we're all the sum total of our experiences and those experiences make us who we are. Later on, you cannot relive your life to make it more interesting.

Catherine Taibi

David Carr Remembered For Devotion To Journalism, Even More To Family | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.17.2015 | Home

Hundreds of mourners gathered together on a snow-covered Tuesday morning to honor and celebrate the beloved and esteemed New York Times media columnis...

False Memories: Brian Williams and David Carr

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 04.18.2015 | Home
Blake Fleetwood

Anchors have become the brand, readers, for stories that other producers and reporters uncover. The problem with Brian Williams is that he is a storyteller. The ability to tell a story is very important in every reporter and writer's life. But, Williams did not have the background in reporting and writing to temper his tall tales.

Thoughts on Brian and Bob and David

David Westin | Posted 04.18.2015 | Home
David Westin

Last week, the news profession lost three of its leading lights -- Bob Simon and David Carr to sudden and unexpected death and Brian Williams to a six-month suspension. In our shock and sadness we are drawn to ask ourselves some serious questions about the state of the news media today.

David Carr's Last Word On Journalism

The New York Times | David Carr | Posted 02.16.2015 | Home

David Carr was known at The New York Times as a supreme talent scout, a mentor to young reporters and a blunt critic of those who didn’t measure up....

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 04.16.2015 | Home
Arianna Huffington

This week, Jon Stewart announced his retirement from The Daily Show. He'll be missed -- not just because he was funny, but because he told the truth in an era when much of the media wouldn't. Later that same night, 60 Minutes correspondent Bob Simon was killed in a car accident. "There was nothing simple about Bob Simon," said Anderson Cooper. "Except that he was simply the best." The next day, David Carr collapsed and died in the New York Times newsroom. The grace and wisdom he earned the hard way suffused his generous spirit. He never sugar-coated his insights, especially about recovery and redemption. "We all walk this earth feeling we are frauds," he wrote. "The trick is to be grateful and hope the caper doesn't end any time soon." Sadly, with David and Bob Simon, it ended much too soon.

Autopsy: David Carr Had Lung Cancer

The New York Times | Posted 02.14.2015 | Home
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David Carr, the New York Times media columnist who died unexpectedly Thursday night, had been suffering from lung cancer, and died of complications fr...

A Tribute to David Carr

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 04.16.2015 | Home
Jeff Jarvis

I asked myself what I would want my friends to do when I go and I'll put those few of you on notice now: I want more than a tweet. So here is a moment for David Carr.

Journalists Remember New York Times Columnist David Carr

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.13.2015 | Home

On Friday, journalists, colleagues and friends continued to pay tribute to David Carr, the beloved New York Times media columnist who died Thursday ni...

David Carr Hosted Final Panel With Edward Snowden

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.13.2015 | Home

Late Thursday night, New York Times media columnist David Carr was pronounced dead at the age of 58, having collapsed earlier that evening in the pape...

Why David Carr Mattered to New Media Journalism

Susan Kemp | Posted 04.15.2015 | Home
Susan Kemp

For me, he represented the idea that writing could still be informed and provocative -- even about things like the media, especially about things like the media. He represented to me that quality still matters.

'Equal Parts Sweetheart, Truth-Teller And Ass-Kicker': Tributes Pour In For David Carr

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.13.2015 | Home

Esteemed New York Times media columnist David Carr died on Thursday night at the age of 58. The newspaper said he died after collapsing in the newsroo...

Andrew Hart

David Carr, Influential New York Times Media Columnist, Dead At 58 | Andrew Hart | Posted 02.13.2015 | Home

New York Times columnist David Carr, one of the most incisive and influential writers on the media business, died Thursday night after collapsing in t...

The Race Back to Actual News

John P. David | Posted 12.17.2014 | Home
John P. David

We need to create new, interesting, and authentic communications for our audiences. We can't just slap our name on the news of the day and call it a blog; and we can't just slap our twist on someone else's work and expect it to make us stand out.

Does Aaron Kushner Have Enough Money to Go the Distance?

Dan Kennedy | Posted 03.23.2014 | Home
Dan Kennedy

Has Orange County Register owner Aaron Kushner run into nothing more than a bit of turbulence from which he can recover?

Human Rights and Objectivism

Helena Okolicsanyi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Helena Okolicsanyi

Journalists are constantly told "don't be biased," "remain objective," and "no opinions." What about reporting on human rights issues? Do the same standards of objectivism apply here?