Tag: david carr

by Julie Keck

1. 78th class of Nieman Fellows announced (via Nieman Foundation) 2. With Facebook’s Instant Articles, publishers may find 70 cents is better than a dollar (Jack Marshall / Wall Street Journal) 3. As podcast revenues climb, NPR board questions effect on radio sales (Ben Mook / Current) 4. The path ahead for Quartz, the business […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Erin Lee Carr remembers her father, NYT columnist David Carr (via Glamour) 2. Facebook ‘filter bubble’ study raises more questions than it answers (Mathew Ingram / Fortune) 3. Study: Metrics have ‘powerful influence’ on journalists’ morale (Abigail Edge / Journalism.co.uk) 4. VHX, a “Netflix for the everyman,” wants you to make money from your […] more »

by Christopher Daly

Much has been written about David Carr — as a writer, memoirist, editor, friend, mentor, reporter, and critic — and rightly so. He was a man of many parts. I come to praise him for his last new venture: Professor. When David died, he was the holder of an endowed chair in the Journalism Department at Boston University. There […] more »

by Anthony De Rosa

This remembrance of David Carr first appeared on Medium and is reprinted with permission. The impression David left on people is indelible. If you met him once, or if you knew him for years, he was someone you could not forget. The voice, the sly smile, his corny jokes. David was incredibly kind and generous. He was […] more »

by Nick Bilton

This remembrance of David Carr first appeared on Medium and is used here with permission. Over the last decade David Carr poured buckets of advice on me. He counseled me through my first and second book. Helped me find a hidden path in The New York Times to become a columnist. But his most salient […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. David Carr, Times critic and champion of media, dies at 58 (Bruce Weber & Ashley Southall / New York Times) 2. Obama to sign executive order on sharing cybersecurity threat information (Katie Zezima / Washington Post) 3. Mic fires news director after plagiarism investigation (Jeremy Barr & Peter Sterne / Capital New York) 4. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. If tech companies wanted to end online harassment, they could do it tomorrow (Jessica Valenti / Guardian US) 2. When the forces of media disruption hit home (David Carr / New York Times) 3. Being connected is more of a good thing than it is a bad thing (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 4. The […] more »

by David Carr

The following is a note New York Times’ media columnist David Carr posted on Medium for his incoming students at Boston University, where Carr is the College of Communication’s first Andrew R. Lack professor. It is cross-posted here with permission, and edited for length. This course, Press Play, aspires to be a place where you […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. At front lines, bearing witness in real time (David Carr / The New York Times) 2. MH17: How Storyful’s ‘social sleuthing’ helped verify evidence (Ben Cardew / The Guardian) 3. With immigration reform off the agenda, some in tech turn to Plan B (Hayley Tsukayama / The Washington Post) 4. The newsonomics of how […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Riding the juggernaut that left print behind (David Carr / New York Times) 2. CIR wants to turn investigative reporting into a weekly public radio show with Reveal (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 3. Time.com’s bounce rate down since adopting continuous scroll (Sam Kirkland / Poynter) 4. A relaunch for The New Yorker, with […] more »