Bill Carter Remembers David Carr

A brief but poignant tribute, via our sister publication THR

DavidCarrNYTHeadshotHow’s this for a wonderfully succinct summary of the late New York Times media critic’s personality?:

He was self-effacing, self-promoting and entirely selfless all at the same time.

It comes from Bill Carter, the paper’s former TV critic and close friend of Carr’s. In a brief essay posted today by our sister publication THR, he crafts several more memorable DC loglines. Here’s another:

He was an old-fashioned newspaper man with unbridled enthusiasm for the disruptions of inventive new forms of journalism…

Read the full piece here. Carter also spoke with Deadline shortly after news of Carr’s newsroom collapse and death sadly began circulating. RIP.

[Photo credit: Earl Wilson/New York Times]