Sifton Filled With ‘Pleasant Terror’ | TechCrunch Writer Paul Carr Won’t Write For New Boss | More Yesterday’s News

Former NYT restaurant critic Sam Sifton, recently elevated to National Editor, admits he has a lot to learn and that he is “filled with a pleasant terror”…..Paul Carr quits TechCrunch, fulfilling a promise he made to stop writing for the site if Arrington couldn’t choose his own replacement…..Jad Abumrad, Kay Ryan, and Peter Hessler win Genius Grants (and well deserved if we say so ourselves, even if we be a bit jealous)….and other links from yesterday……