The year's best producers of short* journalism content

*140 characters or less, on Twitter

The Shorty Awards honors the year's best content producers on Twitter.

The first annual Shorty Awards Ceremony was held on February 11, 2009. Read what the press had to say about it and watch video from the night. Get news about next year's awards and who to follow on Twitter by joining the email list, subscribing to the blog, or following @ShortyNews on Twitter.

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Top nominees in journalism

1

theREALDvorak

@theREALDvorak

I nominate @theREALDvorak for a Shorty Award in #finance #entertainment and #journalism he's just a wealth of information.

I nominate @theREALDvorak for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because he's got "Baditude."

I nominate @theREALDvorak for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because he's the real McCoy.

2

jayrosen_nyu

@jayrosen_nyu

I nominate @jayrosen_nyu for a Shorty Award in #journalism AND #academia for his insight and analysis into the medium

@ShortyAwardS @jayrosen_nyu for #News; I idolize & aspire to his curmudgeony, gothamite goodness. Also, #Detroit press tweets.

I nominate @jayrosen_nyu in #journalism and/or #media for constantly insightful and thought-provoking comments on the media

3

pcornqueen

@pcornqueen

@shortyawards @pcornqueen Thanks for the #journalism Shorty Award nomination.

I nominate @pcornqueen for a Shorty Award for #mostfrequentlymisreadname.

Retweeting @shortyawards: @pcornqueen, you were nominated by @perrij3 for a #weird Shorty Award http://bit.ly/bpBU

4

heatherlgreen

@heatherlgreen

@shortyawards I'm nominating BW's @heatherlgreen for a Shorty Award in #journalism b/c of coolness like this: http://is.gd/40kp

5

fwstayala

@fwstayala

I nominate @fwstayala for a Shorty Award in #journalism because of her engaging tweets that keep us informed of education news

6

cst_thefixer

@cst_thefixer

I nominate @cst_thefixer for a Shorty Award in #Consumernews because she's a great reporter who knows how to help consumers...

I nominate @cst_thefixer for a Shorty Award in #news because...her updates are useful, timely, and sometimes very humorous!

I would like to nominate @cst_thefixer for a #journalism award for being a great source of information

7

Veronica

@Veronica

I nominate @Veronica for a Shorty Award in #humor because she always bring a smile to my face. Like this http://is.gd/dRoT

@shortyawards @Veronica #journalism By far Veronica's feed is my fav. Entertaining, funny, and extremely informative tech alerts too =)

8

digidave

@digidave

I nominate @digidave in category #citizenjournalism.

I nominate @digidave in category #journalism for his work.

I nominated @digidave for a @shortyawards in #startups because without him I am an empty twitter account ;)

9

Warlach

@Warlach

I nominate @Warlach for a Shorty Award in #humor because it's nearly Christmas.

I nominate @Warlach in #bicyclerepair

I nominate @Warlach in #journalism because he's a journalist

10

GRGonzo

@GRGonzo

I nominate @GRGonzo for a Shorty Award in #journalism because...he does a great job keeping us informed

11

stevebaker

@stevebaker

@shortyawards nominating BW's @stevebaker for a Shorty Award in #journalism b/c he pioneered reporting on Twitter before it was cool :)

12

mattgunn

@mattgunn

I nominate @mattgunn for a Shorty Award in #journalism because nonsensical Twitter prizes warm the cockles.