David Carr (journalist)

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David Carr
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Born
David Michael Carr

(1956-09-08)September 8, 1956
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
DiedFebruary 12, 2015(2015-02-12) (aged 58)
New York City, New York, U.S.
ResidenceMontclair, New Jersey
Alma materUniversity of Minnesota
OccupationWriter, columnist, memoirist
Spouse(s)Jill Rooney Carr
Children3

David Michael Carr (September 8, 1956 – February 12, 2015) was an American columnist and author. He wrote the Media Equation column and covered culture for The New York Times. In 2014, he was named the Lack Professor of Media Studies at Boston University, a part-time position.

Carr died on February 12, 2015 following a collapse in the New York Times newsroom at the age of 58.[1] His cause of death was lung cancer and heart disease.

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  1. "David Carr, Media Equation Columnist for The Times, Is Dead at 58". The New York Times. February 12, 2015. Retrieved February 12, 2015.

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