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David Carr, New York Times Media Columnist, Dies At 58

David Carr, a New York Times media columnist who had reported on the industry for 25 years, died after collapsing in the newsroom, a colleague reported.

The Times reported that Carr's media reporting career began with alternative weeklies in Minneapolis and Washington, D.C., before moving to Inside.com, New York Magazine, The Atlantic and finally The Times, which he joined in 2002.

Carr, who also published a memoir in 2008, The Night Of The Gun, is survived by his wife and three daughters, The Times reported.

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