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Top Reads For News Junkies: ‘The Night Of The Gun’

David Carr’s memoir is a brilliant examination of the darkest chapters of his own life.

February 14, 2015

Endorse This: Farewell, David Carr

David Carr, revered journalist and media critic at the The New York Times, passed away suddenly on Thursday night, age 58. Carr famously wrote on life itself: “The trick is to be grateful and hope the caper doesn’t end any time soon.”

Click above to watch Carr in 2012, talking about his first important piece of work in journalism — an exposé on police brutality in Minneapolis — then share this video.

February 13, 2015