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News Leaders - The Shorty Awards - The best producers of real-time, short form content on Twitter(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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39th

CNN Breaking News

CNN Breaking News

CNN.com is among the world's leaders in online news and information delivery.
Kathleen Reddy
Kathleen Reddy I nominate @cnnbrk for a Shorty Award in #news because...I let their tweets text my phone (that's a short list).
Danielle Brigance
Danielle Brigance I nominate @cnnbrk for a Shorty Award in #news because they have minute by minute updates.
Kevin Faulkner
Kevin Faulkner I nominate @cnnbrk for a Shorty Award in #news because...I'm always in tune with current events thanks to them
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10 votes in news
1 vote in nowplaying

40th

Sam Simpson

Sam Simpson

WTF News and stories. I can see the future too so you should follow me :-P Be sure to check out my blog!
Joe
Joe I nominate @iamdamnsam for a Shorty Award in #news because...
Greg Muilenburg
Greg Muilenburg I nominate @iamdamnsam for a Shorty Award in #news because... he is consistent and fair.
Sam Simpson
Sam Simpson I nominate @iamdamnsam for a Shorty Award in #news because it is the best #wtfnews on twitter...
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9 votes in news
1 vote in egocentric

41st

Democracy Now!

Democracy Now!

Official Democracy Now! Twitter feed
Sharon59
Sharon59 I nominate @democracy_now for a Shorty Award in #news because they provide in-depth news about things I care about.
Chips
Chips I nominate @democracy_now for a Shorty Award in #news because independent, progressive journalism matters!
Steve Dustcircle
Steve Dustcircle I nominate @democracy_now for a Shorty Award in #news because they report unconstitutional news, for people's rights.
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8 votes in news
5 votes in journalist
1 vote in politics
1 vote in nonprofit

42nd

Luis Nassif

Luis Nassif

Jornalista e blogueiro
MNCR
MNCR I vote for @luisnassif for a Shorty Award in #news because...
rivotril
rivotril I vote for @luisnassif for a Shorty Award in #news because ele dá voz aos comentaristas...
Lucas Catta Preta
Lucas Catta Preta Eu voto em @luisnassif para o Shorty Award na categoria #news porque ele não faz parte do PIG.
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17 votes in news
7 votes in journalism
6 votes in journalist
1 vote in egocentric

43rd

ishatonu

ishatonu

I am the only news you will ever need. I make videos, the videos get watched, the watchers are happy. I am Shat Nation
Shanna ☮
Shanna ☮ RT @dysfunctonal: I nominate @ishatonu for a Shorty Award in #news because...He's a great news reporter and tells things how it is http://bi
Chris
Chris I nominate @ishatonu for a Shorty Award in #news because... he brings news fast, and its reliable.
Ryan Esparza
Ryan Esparza I nominate @ishatonu for a Shorty Award in #news because shorty awards don't want him to win
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8 votes in news
147 votes in humor
1 vote in celebrity
1 vote in music
1 vote in weird

44th

Madrid Directo
PICOTA DEL JERTE
PICOTA DEL JERTE I nominate @madriddirecto for a Shorty Award in #news because...
pablo_vfr
pablo_vfr I nominate @madriddirecto for a Shorty Award in #news because... you will find no better tweets from Madrid around!
Luis Resola
Luis Resola I nominate @madriddirecto for a Shorty Award in #news because... they love twittering about Madrid way of life, and tha
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10 votes in news
2 votes in journalist
1 vote in egocentric

45th

Against the Grain

Against the Grain

For Today's Most Influential and Creative Minds brought to you by Jessi and Koop
Director of PR
Director of PR I nominate @ATGBlog for a Shorty Award in #news because I love their post subjects!
MelissaGarvey
MelissaGarvey I nominate @ATGBlog for a Shorty Award in #news because... of something.
1888 Media
1888 Media We nominate @ATGBlog for a Shorty Award in #news because we prefer to go Against the Grain!
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7 votes in news
1 vote in egocentric

46th

GottaLaff

GottaLaff

Demented, comedy writer, political blogger, Progressive radio w/ Angie Coiro + BLUNT TV creator
GottaLaff
GottaLaff RT @Sharon59: I nominate @GottaLaff for a Shorty Award in #news because she is funny and sarcastic and smart. |Thx!
Sharon59
Sharon59 I nominate @GottaLaff for a Shorty Award in #news because she is funny and sarcastic and smart.
Sandi Jones
Sandi Jones I nominate @GottaLaff for a Shorty Award in #news because... she can scoop some of the big news outlets many times
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9 votes in news
6 votes in politics
4 votes in humor
2 votes in journalist
1 vote in p2

47th

buzzflash
Greytdog
Greytdog RT @RayBeckerman: I nominate @buzzflash for a Shorty Award in #news because they print the truth
Virginia B. Infante'
Virginia B. Infante' RT @RayBeckerman: I nominate @buzzflash for a Shorty Award in #news because they print the truth
RayBeckerman
RayBeckerman I nominate @buzzflash for a Shorty Award in #news because they print the truth
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8 votes in news
3 votes in politics
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in nonprofit
1 vote in weird

48th

Rick Bayless

Rick Bayless

Chef/Owner of Frontera Grill, Cookbook Author, Host of Mexico-One Plate at a Time
Katy Hite
Katy Hite I nominate @Rick_Bayless for a Shorty Award in #news because... he is responsive, innovative and supports local food!
IDC
IDC I nominate @Rick_Bayless for a Shorty Award in #news because his Twitter posts make me hungry!
Kelly Anderson
Kelly Anderson I nominate @Rick_Bayless for a Shorty Award in #news because...His tweets teach me about the world of food.
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6 votes in news
962 votes in food
2 votes in design
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in nonprofit

48th
(tie)

Carel Pedre

Carel Pedre

Jan 12, Haiti's Earthquake Survivor using twitter to bring hope to my country...
Dme
Dme I nominate @carelpedre for a Shorty Award in #news because he was getting news out of #Haiti way before the networks.
Coralie Naumann
Coralie Naumann I nominate @carelpedre for a Shorty Award in #news because...he kept us up to date in #haiti
Claudyne Vilfrant
Claudyne Vilfrant I nominate @carelpedre for a shorty award in #news, 1st person to show news online after the earthquake in haiti,
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6 votes in news
251 votes in innovation
15 votes in twitterhero
10 votes in haiti
6 votes in journalist

48th
(tie)

Twitteiros da Ivete

Twitteiros da Ivete

Fã Clube VIRTUAL, para os fãs que seguem a Cantora Ivete Sangalo, no Twitter. Criado por: Caio Rafael, desde 09/09/2009
Gaby Sangalo
Gaby Sangalo I nominate @twitteirosivete for a Shorty Award in #news because... ele merece esse prêmio por ser fã da Ivete Sangalo
Patrícia Amanda
Patrícia Amanda I nominate @twitteirosivete for a Shorty Award in #news because... adooro
MaySangalo
MaySangalo I nominate @twitteirosivete for a Shorty Award in #news because...As melhores noticias..
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6 votes in news
139 votes in music
2 votes in customerservice
2 votes in apps
1 vote in egocentric

49th

Huffington Post

Huffington Post

The Internet Newspaper
mariana serapicos
mariana serapicos I vote for @huffingtonpost for a Shorty Award in #news because...
Danendra Hartawan
Danendra Hartawan I nominate @huffingtonpost for a Shorty Award in #news
Lorena Heletea
Lorena Heletea RT @2morrowknight: I nominate @Huffingtonpost for a Shorty Award in #news because it's become the worldwide leader in news & blog...
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8 votes in news
1 vote in tech
1 vote in journalist

50th

Andy Levy

Andy Levy

KYFHO
Nicole
Nicole I nominate @andylevy for a Shorty Award in #news because...he's a god among us mere mortals. #redeye #andylevypowerhour
Jack
Jack RT @CalebHowe: I nominate @andylevy for a Shorty Award in #news because .. Dude. It's Andy Levy.
Leah Blair
Leah Blair I nominate @andylevy for a Shorty Award in #news because he's the best ombudsmen on TV @ 3 in the morning!
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7 votes in news
4 votes in politics
1 vote in fail

51st

RayBeckerman

RayBeckerman

Law, social justice, nature, human & animal rights, arts, ecology, indie music & film. My refollow policy: http://br.st/GG
Liz McLellan
Liz McLellan RT @noxhanti: I nominate @RayBeckerman 4 a Shorty Award in #news because he highlights the stories of the dispossessd
Noxi
Noxi I nominate @RayBeckerman 4 a Shorty Award in #news because he highlights the situation/stories/life of the dispossessd
Hosting Coupons
Hosting Coupons I nominate @RayBeckerman for a Shorty Award in #news because...
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9 votes in news
444 votes in politics
10 votes in networking
5 votes in blogger
3 votes in community

52nd

Twitter

Twitter

Always wondering what's happening.
99 Desk - IT Jobs
99 Desk - IT Jobs I recommend @twitter in the Shorty Award category #news
Meghan M
Meghan M I nominate @twitter for a Shorty Award in #news because they keep me informed!
Marcos Oliveira
Marcos Oliveira I nominate @twitter for a Shorty Award in #news because ... well... they GIVE the news to the world.
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8 votes in news
5 votes in apps
3 votes in customerservice
2 votes in innovation
2 votes in tech

53rd

Lopez's Angels ^j^

Lopez's Angels ^j^

THIS IS THE OFFICIAL LOPEZS ANGELS. A FAN PAGE FOR GEORGE LOPEZ THE GREATEST COMEDIAN EVER♥
georgie ginis
georgie ginis I nominate @THELOPEZSANGELS for a Shorty Award in #news because she s having Jay Link and George Ginis on radio!! gg:))
amanda jones
amanda jones I nominate @THELOPEZSANGELS for a Shorty Award in #news because...they are informative and always there to talk to ya
Lopez's Angels ^j^
Lopez's Angels ^j^ RT @americanmade65: I nominate @THELOPEZSANGELS for a Shorty Award in #news because...
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9 votes in news
4 votes in customerservice
3 votes in other
2 votes in health
1 vote in music

54th

Rachel Maddow MSNBC

Rachel Maddow MSNBC

I see political people...
Ronda Snow
Ronda Snow I vote for @maddow for a Shorty Award in #news because...never watch political news without a good cocktail moment
Sasha 5113
Sasha 5113 I nominate @Maddow for a Shorty Award in #news because she respects her viewers.
Ronda Snow
Ronda Snow I nominate @maddow for a Shorty Award in #news because...TRMS is news and coolness all rolled into one
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6 votes in news
335 votes in journalist
14 votes in politics
7 votes in lgbt
3 votes in journalism

55th

William Bonner

William Bonner

journalist
Fabio Souza
Fabio Souza I vote for @realwbonner for a Shorty Award in #news because... he is the man!
Paula Dantas
Paula Dantas I vote for @realwbonner for a Shorty Award in #news because... he is the best journalist in the world!!!
Priscila Teles Cast
Priscila Teles Cast I vote for @realwbonner for a Shorty Award in #news because...he's the best!
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9 votes in news
1,159 votes in journalist
23 votes in humor
9 votes in category
7 votes in weird

56th

Ivete Sangalo

Ivete Sangalo

Twitter Oficial da cantora brasileira Ivete Sangalo. Twitter atualizado pela própria Ivete e pela equipe do seu site.
Juliana Verçosa
Juliana Verçosa I recommend @ivetesangalo in the Shorty Award category #news because...she is very good
Lívia Neves
Lívia Neves I recommend @ivetesangalo in the Shorty Award category #news because... ela é uma diva, supre atenciosa c nós fãs s2
marcoscruz
marcoscruz I vote for @ivetesangalo for a Shorty Award in #news because...Ivete can not be summarized in 140 characters!
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51 votes in news
2,077 votes in music
2,036 votes in celebrity
555 votes in design
549 votes in customerservice