Carrpetbagging: Goodbye to Old Hats

The day after writing up “The Rise and Fall of Media,” David Carr hands over his Carpetbagger blog to younger person and new-media professional Melena Ryzik.

But while Carr’s column heralded the end of writerly, romantic New York–“Goodbye to Some of That,” per Didion-ish: once we had E.B. White’s wit and now we have “burgeoning pixels”–the four-and-a-half minute long Carpetbagger clip suggests that old mythology will not desert us anytime soon.

There is a ceremonial handing-over of the fedora. Also a Rolodex. Carrpetbagging: Goodbye to Old Hats