The UpTake was nominated for a Shorty Award!

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I nominate @theuptake for a Shorty Award in #news because they converged the media during the RNC.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008
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I nominate @theuptake for a Shorty Award in #news because they broke ground during the #RNC using Twitter to cover protests

Thursday, December 11, 2008
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I nominate @theuptake for a Shorty Award in #politics because they did more/better reporting than any msm place in mn

Thursday, December 11, 2008
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I nominate @theuptake for a Shorty Award in #news because their coverage rocks.

Thursday, December 11, 2008
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I nominate @theuptake for a Shorty Award in #news because their #RNC08 & #mnrecount coverage was/is second to none!

Thursday, December 11, 2008
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I nominate @theuptake for a Shorty Award in #news because they're #RNC08 coverage was unmissable.

Thursday, December 11, 2008
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I nominate @theuptake for a Shorty Award in #news because of their excellent coverage of #mnrecount

Thursday, December 11, 2008
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I nominate @theuptake for a Shorty Award in #politics because...they are the premiere source of info on the Minnesota recount

Thursday, December 11, 2008
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I nominate @theuptake for a Shorty Award in #news because...they are on the cutting edge of citizen journalism.

Thursday, December 11, 2008
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I nominate @theuptake for a Shorty Award in #news because...they consistently deliver stories that fall between the cracks.

Thursday, December 11, 2008
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I nominate @theuptake for a Shorty Award in #news because..they deliver wot the mainstream blatantly ignores

Thursday, December 11, 2008
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I nominate @theuptake for a Shorty Award in #news because they (ok, we) harnessed Twitter-intelligence for kickass #RNC08 news

Wednesday, December 10, 2008
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I nominate @theuptake for a Shorty Award in #politics because of it's comprehensive political coverage in 2008 -JasonBarnett

Wednesday, December 10, 2008
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I nominate @theuptake for a Shorty Award in #politics because of it's comprehensive political coverage in 2008

Wednesday, December 10, 2008
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I nominate @theuptake for a Shorty Award in #news because of the groundbreaking coverage of #RNC08

Wednesday, December 10, 2008
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I nominate @theuptake for a Shorty Award in #news because of the groundbreaking coverage of #RNC08 -JasonBarnett

Wednesday, December 10, 2008
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I nominate @theuptake for a Shorty Award in #news because of the groundbreaking coverage of #RNC08

Wednesday, December 10, 2008