The paper's former editor died suddenly Thursday night.
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"Journalists are the most craven recognition freaks on the planet."
David Carr, who edited Washington City Paper from 1995 to 2000, died suddenly Thursday night.
The former City Paper editor died Thursday night at 58, after collapsing in the newsroom of the New York Times.
The city reflects on the death of its mayor-for-life.
Chalk it up to the New York Times bump. Homicide Watch, Washington's comprehensive murder coverage site, was facing an imminent shutdown this week, until a Sunday write-up by New York Times media reporter (and ex-Washington City Paper editor) David Carr put the Kickstarter project to keep the site running over its $40,000 goal.
The site's goal [...]
A hearty congratulations to City Paper alum Andrew Beaujon on accepting a gig at Poynter as the site's "new Romenesko." There, he'll be writing a media blog edited by Julie Moos that will replace the work of Jim Romenesko, who left Poynter last year and launched his own blog.
With all of the changes happening in journalism, [...]
Media companies are in really, really serious trouble. Solutions currently in vogue: charging for content, reorganizing news organizations as nonprofits. And, of course, "link journalism."
"Link journalism" gets to call itself journalism because it's linking done by journalists. Here's how the theory works: The journalist scours the Web for stories and blog posts, links to them, [...]