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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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

77

dingman

@dingman

I recommend @dingman in the Shorty Award category #google because I write everything about Google :)

I nominate @dingman for Shorty Award in #news because...you should do it too.

I nominate @dingman for a Shorty Award in #news because...you should do it too!!

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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.

79

MacVandaag

@MacVandaag

I nominate @MacVandaag for a Shorty Award in #news because it does what is has to do

I nominate @MacVandaag for a Shorty Award in #news because he's the expert

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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?)

81

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.

82

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. :)

83

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

84

mySA

@mySA

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

85

ttcupdates

@ttcupdates

I nominate @ttcupdates for a Shorty Award in #news because I'm egotistical like that ;-)

86

willatwork

@willatwork

I recommend @willatwork #tech because he's twitter friendly & always answers our questions - he rocks at Maddow!

@shortyawards I nominate @willatwork #personal because he is so personable and accessible to tweeters at The Rachel Maddow Show.

@shortyawards #news @willatwork - for connecting viewers directly and engagingly.

87

yelvington

@yelvington

I nominate @yelvington for a Shorty Award in #news because somebody really should start listening to him.

88

DeafRead

@DeafRead

I nominate @DeafRead for a Shorty Award in #news because it keeps me up to date with the best of the deaf community.

89

LT

@LT

I nominate @LT for a Shorty Award in #news...Lance doth rock.

90

brianbolter

@brianbolter

What up? @brianbolter here. Will finally be back on Monday! Thx to all best wishes, followers there and #shortyawards noms! Tweet w/ u soon!

I nominate @brianbolter for a Shorty Award in #news because on @fox5newsedge he makes it happen on Twitter

I nominate @brianbolter for a Shorty Award in #entertainment b/c his tweets are full of snarky goodness

91

howRDUdoin

@howRDUdoin

I nominate @howRDUdoin for a Shorty Award in #news for keeping the triangle tweeple up to date

92

ckreutz

@ckreutz

I nominate @ckreutz for a Shorty Award in #news because of his new @ict4d specialized news service on ICT for development!

93

dina

@dina

I nominate @dina for a Shorty Award in #news because...of the incredible work done during the Mumbai terrorist attacks. G ...

94

reporterHaley

@reporterHaley

I nominate @reporterHaley for a Shorty Award in #news because her posts are creative, balanced & amusing.

95

CharissaCowart

@CharissaCowart

I nominate @CharissaCowart for a Shorty Award in #news because... Charissa produces the Daily Dot Com for FOX 10!

96

mediaisdying

@mediaisdying

I nominate @mediaisdying in #news bcuz this is the media's karma 4 "keepin it real" & not kicking it/us forward like it should

97

juliaallison

@juliaallison

I nominate @juliaallison for a Shorty Award in #life because she doesn't want to miss a minute of it. Not a single minute.

I nominate @juliaallison for a Shorty Award in #personal because she is unapologetically herself.

I nominate @juliaallison for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because her stuff helps take a break from my own life

98

starbulletin

@starbulletin

I nominate @starbulletin for #news ... I gave you the wrong link and I suck and I know it!

99

bpp

@bpp

I nominate @bpp for a Shorty Award in #news because... you got it first before you were prematurely cancelled

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GambitWeekly

@GambitWeekly

I nominate @GambitWeekly for the #news shorty award, NOLA alternative weekly paper that communicates with readers FTW

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