CJR’s own Megan Garber has been named a finalist in the “Best Commentary, Digital” category for the third annual Mirror Awards honoring excellence in media industry reporting and presented by Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

Have a look a Megan’s favorite pieces from among her work in 2008. (And then here is, should you feel so moved, where you can vote).

Also: Julia M. Klein, who has written for CJR, is a finalist in the “Best Single Article, Digital” category for a piece on the Tribune Co. that ran in Portfolio.

Liz Cox Barrett is a freelance writer and graphic designer in Kalispell, Montana. She worked as a newspaper journalist in Denver and Kalispell for 20 years.