The year's best producers of short* news 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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Shorty Awards News Winners and Finalists

There were 5 finalists in this category.

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eni_kao

@eni_kao

I nominate @eni_kao for a Shorty Award in #news because of a sarcastic view on current news

I nominate @eni_kao for a Shorty Award in #news because he tweets often, and is pertinent.

77

tvnewsradio

@tvnewsradio

I nominate @tvnewsradio for a Shorty Award in #news because...they deserve it!

I nominate @tvnewsradio for a Shorty Award in #news because...tvnewsradio is your source for internet tv, news and radio. :)

78

paulbradshaw

@paulbradshaw

I nominate @paulbradshaw for a Shorty Award in #news because he creates communities so journalists.. http://tinyurl.com/6fysn6

I nominate @paulbradshaw for a Shorty Award in #news because he creates communities so journalists can learn to do the same

79

BradStone

@BradStone

I also nominate @BradStone of NYTimes for a Shorty Award in #news for his good coverage of the Shorties http://bit.ly/nytimess

I nominate @BradStone of NY Times for a Shorty Award in #news of his good coverage of the Shorties http://bit.ly/nytimess

80

huffpost

@huffpost

I nominate @huffpost for a Shorty Award in #politics because they provide all the news and views not just the popular ones.

I nominate @huffpost for a Shorty Award in #news because they are doing everything RIGHT! Please vote.

I nominate @huffpost for a Shorty Award in #news because... alert, generous, thoughtful coverage about stuff that matters.

81

oknox

@oknox

I nominate @oknox in category #news because 120 characters is the ideal pool report length -anamariecox

I nominate @oknox in category #news because 120 characters is the ideal pool report length

82

blogdiva

@blogdiva

I nominate @blogdiva for a Shorty Award in #politics #culture because I am a FOCK

I nominate @blogdiva in category #politics because she usually seems to be screaming the same thing at the TV screen as I am.

I nominate @blogdiva in the category #hittin_it_with_benicio because he is BORICUA! WEPA! (how did I get sucked in to this?)

83

shahpriya

@shahpriya

I nominate @shahpriya for a Shorty Award in #news for her twittering of phone reports during the #.. http://tinyurl.com/55ds8k

I nominate @shahpriya for a Shorty Award in #news for her twittering of phone reports during the #Mumbai crisis.

84

StrangeNews

@StrangeNews

I nominate @StrangeNews in category #news 'cause they tweet most interesting & wacky stories & not negative like stand

85

gregorylent

@gregorylent

@shortyawards #news @gregorylent My favorite tweeter, telling it like it is.

86

sd08

@sd08

I nominate @sd08 in #news for a great job with comprehensive election coverage, and just plain dominating the election season!

87

mavarin

@mavarin

@mavarin: thanks for the @shortyawards #news nomination!

88

barbarellaf

@barbarellaf

I nominate @barbarellaf for a Shorty Award in #writing because of her witty tweets that compliment her wonderful column.

I nominate @barbarellaf for a Shorty Award in #news because of her witty tweets that compliment her wonderful column.

89

hotairblog

@hotairblog

I nominate @hotairblog for a Shorty Award in #news because... they're fast, cheap, /and/ good.

90

2drinkbehinds

@2drinkbehinds

I nominate @2drinkbehinds in #news for possibly the greatest breaking-news tweet of all time: http://tinyurl.com/6wnodu

91

mkflynn

@mkflynn

I nominate @mkflynn for a Shorty Award in #business because of her great tweets of the nyc tech scene

I nominate @mkflynn for a Shorty Award in #news because she is a terrific, award-winning journalist, and because she is short!

92

shogunhatamoto

@shogunhatamoto

I nominate @shogunhatamoto for a @shortyaward in #news because he is a prolific tech reporter and knows how to use twitter for his craft

93

colliderfrosty

@colliderfrosty

I nominate @colliderfrosty for a Shorty Award in #news because... Collider is one of my first clicks every day.

94

alonis

@alonis

I nominate @alonis for a Shorty Award in #news because...she is the best source for breaking news......period...end of sub ...

I nominate @alonis for a shorty award in #friend because she is an AMAZING friend

Btw: @alonis & @AlBoeBNO are in the running for the Shorty Awards in #randomjunk . http://shortyawards.com/

95

ShaneWatch

@ShaneWatch

I nominate @ShaneWatch for a Shorty Award in #pity because begging for an award is sad. It's like @p begging on IRC.

I nominate @ShaneWatch for a Shorty Award in #Pity because it's just that sad

@shortyawards @ShaneWatch in #egocentric because it's so goddamn true.

96

RTP

@RTP

I nominate @RTP for a Shorty Award in #news because they are freaking awesome!

97

hrbartender

@hrbartender

I recommend @hrbartender in the Shorty Award category #brand because...you can still nominate after the deadline. Woo Hoo!

I recommend @hrbartender in the Shorty Award category #business because...you can still nominate after the deadline.

I nominate @hrbartender for a Shorty Award in #blogging because they've got a great Blog!

98

toastedrav

@toastedrav

I nominate @toastedrav for a Shorty Award in #news because they bring us news and entertainment for St. Louis.

99

ronniewilson

@ronniewilson

I nominate @ronniewilson for a Shorty Award in #health because he really cares about it and he asked for it.

@shortyawards #health@ronniewilson because he's not only healthy, he's wealthy with friends.

I nominate @ronniewilson for a Shorty Award in #personal because...he is one of twitterville's community member & he's kind.

100

mySA

@mySA

I nominate @mySA for a Shorty Award in #news because the are up-to-date on the latest happening in San Antonio

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