Statesman.com was nominated for a Shorty Award!

The Shorty Awards honor the 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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I nominate @statesman for a Shorty Award in #news bc they use Twitter WELL - I don't zone out when they tweet!

Wednesday, December 17, 2008
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I nominate @statesman for a Shorty Award in #news because the newspaper's interaction's on twitter seem authentic.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008
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I nominate @statesman in #news

Sunday, December 14, 2008
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I nominate @statesman for a Shorty Award in #news because I like the fact that there are human beings behind each news tweet.

Friday, December 12, 2008
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I nominate @statesman in #news.

Friday, December 12, 2008
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I nominate @statesman for a Shorty Award in #news because they have a great twitter presence: informative

Friday, December 12, 2008
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I nominate @statesman for a Shorty Award in #news because they don't phone it in.

Friday, December 12, 2008
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I nominate @statesman for a Shorty Award in #news because they get how to use Twitter

Friday, December 12, 2008
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I nominate @statesman for a Shorty Award in #news b/c they provide relevant, fun and frequent (but not too frequent) updates.

Friday, December 12, 2008
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I nominate @statesman for a Shorty Award in #news because... they keep me informed and entertained every day

Friday, December 12, 2008
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I nominate @statesman in #news because they're unobtrusive but still a great resource

Friday, December 12, 2008
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I nominate @statesman for a Shorty Award in #news - it isn't just a newsfeed, it is interaction from the media! :D

Friday, December 12, 2008
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i nominate @statesman for #tech

Friday, December 12, 2008
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i nominate @statesman for #local-internet

Friday, December 12, 2008
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I nominate@statesman for #media

Friday, December 12, 2008
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I nominate @statesman for a Shorty Award in #news because they "get" how to Twitter the news.

Friday, December 12, 2008
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I nominate @statesman for a Shorty Award in #news for showing old media how its done

Thursday, December 11, 2008