A compendium of tweets about David Carr’s death

David Carr, the irrepressible media writer for the New York Times, died on Thursday night at the age of 58, after a long career that saw him rise from the weekly papers in Minneapolis — where he worked while fighting a cocaine addiction — to the highest perch in the media industry. He was a friend to almost all who knew him, and mentored an entire generation of young journalists. I’ve written a personal remembrance of him, but here I’ve collected some of the thoughts and memories of his friends and peers. There are more of them in a Storify module I made.

https://twitter.com/_alastair/status/566327042317496320

https://twitter.com/nickbilton/status/566083796227723264

https://twitter.com/gabrielsnyder/status/566080844499255299

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