Always a bridesmaid, never a bride. My third time as a finalist for the Livingston Award has ended just like the last two: with me not winning. Alas.
Cold comfort, but isn't it an honor just to be nominated? And finalist? Three times?
But you look so pretty in those colorful, taffeta dresses.
You deserved to win, Josh. Boo to them.
Joshua Benton is the director of the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University, among other things. Before that, he was a staff writer and columnist for The Dallas Morning News. (More.)
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