Quote of the Day:
David Carr dies at 58: Fellow journalists mourn
“If I had to summarize the Carr guide to management: it would be. 1) you’re a reporter. Why are you sitting in the office?” — David Plotz, Atlas Obscura.
“David Carr was the Keith Richards of media reporting – after all he’d been through, it was like he was indestructable. And now he’s gone.” — The Intercept‘s Andy Carvin.
“Like @hirschorn said in Page One, he was the most human of humans.” — Gawker‘s Nick Denton.
“‘You’re never as good or as bad as they say you are.’ — David Carr to me, December 10, 2014” — GotNews‘ Charles C. Johnson.
“Mediaville has no mayor; journalists rebel against the notion. Turns out we *did* have a mayor. Now he’s gone. RIP, David Carr.” — Bloomberg Politics‘ Mark Halperin.
“He told me the NYT would lift you up on its big shoulders and make you shine until you could shine on your own.” — NYT‘ Tanzina Vega.
“My timeline right now is like a course in how to be a human being.” — Blue Nation Review‘s Jesse Berney.
Politico employee switches gears
“After 2 years, 3 months and 2 days, today is my last on @politico‘s top-notch webteam. On Monday, I will move to reporting here.” — Politico‘s Nick Gass.
It’s f–king cold out there
“Just stepped outside with Fred and it;s like the 9th circle of hell out there. Frozen winds.” – Jazz Shaw, Hotair.
Sydney Leathers is leaving liberals in the dust
“It’s amazing when people are surprised I’m no longer a passionate liberal. Liberals hung me out to dry. I’m not buying what they’re selling.” — Sydney Leathers, porn film actress, ex-phone sexting partner to ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.).