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I Didn’t Earn Medium’s $500 Bonus

I’m not too heartbroken about it.

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For the past few days, my feed has been blowing up with articles about Medium’s recent bonus to 1,000 writers on the platform.

Each article reads like this:

  • I was surprised about my bonus.
  • I didn’t deserve my bonus.
  • The extra money was nice.




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Noah Nelson

Noah Nelson

UIUC journalism major| Daily Illini Senior Columnist| Author of “Life: A Collection of Short Stories” and “Dana and Me” | Featured Writer on ILLUMINATION (23x).

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