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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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The Real-Time Academy of Short Form Arts & Sciences will use a combination of criteria to select the winner from among the finalists, including the number of votes, the reasons given in nominations, answers to the Shorty Interview (which you can still take here) and the content of the finalists' tweets.

57th

NxNews -Bruno Araújo
Priscila Butzke
Priscila Butzke I nominate @NxNews for a Shorty Award in #news because...
Lorena de Faria
Lorena de Faria I nominate @NXNEWS for a Shorty Award in #news because... I S2 U!
Pitty News
Pitty News I nominate @NxNews for a Shorty Award in #news because... is very good (:
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13 votes in news
2 votes in music
1 vote in egocentric

58th

Jamie Dupree

Jamie Dupree

Jamie Dupree is a reporter for Cox Radio, covering Congress and DC. Stations include WSB Atlanta, WDBO Orlando, WOKV Jacksonville, WHIO Dayton and KRMG Tulsa.
Mita Beach
Mita Beach I nominate @jamiedupree for a Shorty Award in #news because...He is always Straight forward with the news
Kim Snyder
Kim Snyder I nominate @jamiedupree for a Shorty Award in #news because...he's accurate, on top of issues, fair and funny too.
Peter Wine
Peter Wine I nominate @jamiedupree for a Shorty Award in #news because he reads the bills Congresspeople won't no matter how long it takes.
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5 votes in news
32 votes in journalist
1 vote in government

58th
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allisonkilkenny

allisonkilkenny

I co-host Citizen Radio and am a contributing reporter for Huffington Post, True/Slant, the Nation, Alternet, and SIRIUS.
Mary Jane Wilmoth
Mary Jane Wilmoth I nominate @allisonkilkenny for a Shorty Award in #news because she informs, entertains & outs all the dumb asses.
Melissa MacKay
Melissa MacKay I nominate @allisonkilkenny for a Shorty Award in #news because she actually reports it. And she does a damn good job.
Rohan Kar
Rohan Kar Peter Ghosh: I nominate @allisonkilkenny for a Shorty Award in #news because she makes me laugh . . . http://bit.l... http://bit.ly/6g6G...
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5 votes in news
25 votes in journalist
2 votes in politics
1 vote in egocentric

59th

DireitodoPovo

DireitodoPovo

Pelo povo e para o povo exercer sua cidadania através do seu direito
DireitodoPovo
DireitodoPovo RT @yakimexe: I nominate @direitodopovo for a Shorty Award in #news because publish rights in the news.
Bolsa de Atletas
Bolsa de Atletas I nominate @direitodopovo for a Shorty Award in #news because we are reading our rights in their blog and website.
Yakimexe Mexendo com
Yakimexe Mexendo com I nominate @direitodopovo for a Shorty Award in #news because publish rights in the news.
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6 votes in news
163 votes in nonprofit
7 votes in education
5 votes in egocentric
5 votes in culturalinstitution

60th

C4 Newsroom blogger

C4 Newsroom blogger

Always inside. Occasional insight. Please @channel4news with an intro when you follow. Thanks.
Stefanie Wood
Stefanie Wood I nominate @channel4news for a Shorty Award in #news because... I retweet them most often - best news twitter to follow
Katie Parry
Katie Parry I nominate @channel4news for a Shorty Award in #news because it's prolific, participatory and personable.
k4thybrown
k4thybrown RT @Britt_W: I nominate @channel4news for a Shorty Award in #news because they are trustworthy, non-sensational, fun + USE twitter! http ...
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5 votes in news

60th
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Barbara Rademacher

Barbara Rademacher

Citizen journalist: national/international news.
sheila odom
sheila odom RT @frugaldougal: I nominate @BarbRad for a Shorty Award in #news because..she does great news videos about anipal stuffs http://bit.ly/shor
Frugal Dougal
Frugal Dougal I nominate @BarbRad for a Shorty Award in #news because..she does great news videos about anipal stuffs
BrewskieButt
BrewskieButt I nominate @BarbRad for a Shorty Award in #news because she does cool IReports. #shortypawpawty
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5 votes in news

60th
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PortsmouthTweet

PortsmouthTweet

Something going on in or around Portsmouth? Send us a @reply and let everyone know!
lisamills
lisamills RT @sullivanbc: I nominate @PortsmouthTweet for a Shorty Award in #news They keep us up to date on #PortsmouthNH
Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan I nominate @PortsmouthTweet for a Shorty Award in #news They keep us up to date on #PortsmouthNH
PortsmouthTweet
PortsmouthTweet I nominate @PortsmouthTweet for a Shorty Award in #news They keep us up to date on #PortsmouthNH via @New_Heights
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5 votes in news
2 votes in egocentric

60th
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Discover Winchester

Discover Winchester

A King of England, and Winchester resident. Here to give you my birds eye view of what is going on in this great city. Streamed by Winchester City Council
Simon Harmer
Simon Harmer I nominate @King_Alf for a Shorty Award in #news because of his constant excellent updates on Winchester. And his hat.
Discover Winchester
Discover Winchester RT @TheDellBandB: I nominate @King_Alf for a Shorty Award in #news because...he is very informative and dynamic
Elizabeth O'Connor
Elizabeth O'Connor I nominate @King_Alf for a Shorty Award in #news because...he is very informative and dynamic
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5 votes in news
3 votes in travel
1 vote in egocentric

60th
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Milo Ventimiglia

Milo Ventimiglia

This is the account for Milo Ventimiglia and DiVide.
Jodi Flicker
Jodi Flicker Done! RT @dividepictures: Please take a moment and vote for @dino101 in the #news category of the Shorty Awards http://bit.ly/57KA...
ANTHONY LALLI
ANTHONY LALLI RT: @dividepictures I vote twice for @dino101 in the #news category of the Shorty Awards http://bit.ly/57KA...
Hostgator Coupon
Hostgator Coupon RT @Bet144: RT @dividepictures I nominate @dino101 for a Shorty Award in #news because he knows EVERYTHING.
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5 votes in news
1 vote in celebrity

61st

Tantek Çelik

Tantek Çelik

barcamp bicycler buildingblocks climber cultural evolution gtd hacker independent microformats nerdy optimist pescatarian scientist skeptic
Patrícia Amanda
Patrícia Amanda I nominate @t for a Shorty Award in #news because... sempre conta novidades sobre Ivetinha. :D
Maiara Almeida
Maiara Almeida I nominate @t for a Shorty Award in #news because...
Gaby Sangalo
Gaby Sangalo I nominate @t for a Shorty Award in #news because... Ele realmente merece!!!
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5 votes in news
6 votes in music
4 votes in food
3 votes in humor
2 votes in politics

61st
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twitterosivete
maluka por ivete
maluka por ivete I nominate @twitterosivete for a Shorty Award in #news because...são perfeitos
Aline Sangalo S2
Aline Sangalo S2 I nominate @twitterosivete for a Shorty Award in #news because... tudo de bom
Bruna Albino :*'
Bruna Albino :*' I nominate @twitterosivete for a Shorty Award in #news because...
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5 votes in news

62nd

Brother Eli Soriano
rose
rose I nominate @BroEliSoriano for a Shorty Award in #news because he delivers news that educates the listener..
julius regalado
julius regalado I nominate @BroEliSoriano for a Shorty Award in #news because...he has that news on humanity's hope for spiritual salva
ester sarmiento
ester sarmiento I nominate @BroEliSoriano for a Shorty Award in #news
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5 votes in news
365 votes in education
7 votes in humor
5 votes in celebrity
2 votes in other

63rd

The Guardian

The Guardian

Latest news from the Guardian
Travis Boatright
Travis Boatright I nominate @guardiannews for a Shorty Award in #news because i read it
Nikki Graham
Nikki Graham I nominate @guardiannews for a Shorty Award in #news because I love their eco and 10:10 sections too
Andrea Layzell
Andrea Layzell I nominate @guardiannews for a Shorty Award in #news because it tells it like it is
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4 votes in news

63rd
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Matt Meister

Matt Meister

KRDO STORMTRACKER 13 Chief Meteorologist Matt Meister with the best weather updates in southern Colorado
Sarah Fischer
Sarah Fischer I nominate @STORMTRACKER_13 for a Shorty Award in #news because he's one of the most accurate and informative meteorolo
greenbaybarb
greenbaybarb I nominate @STORMTRACKER_13 for a Shorty Award in #news because...Most accurate, and educates. Nice guy too!
aMY L cavENDER
aMY L cavENDER I nominate @STORMTRACKER_13 for a Shorty Award in #news because he gives me personal Weather forecasts.
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4 votes in news

63rd
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Page Not Found

Page Not Found

O Globo no Twitter - Notícias curiosas e bizarras do blog Page Not Found, de Fernando Moreira
Aline Polycarpo
Aline Polycarpo I nominate @BlogPageNFound for a Shorty Award in #news because his bizarre #journalism makes me laugh...
DaniChaves
DaniChaves I nominate @BlogPageNFound for a Shorty Award in #news because he's a f** bizarre #journalist
Erik Dumard Siqueira
Erik Dumard Siqueira I nominate @BlogPageNFound for a Shorty Award in #news because it talks to the weird side of your brain.
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4 votes in news
125 votes in weird
5 votes in humor
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in design

63rd
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Media Matters

Media Matters

Media Matters for America is the nation's premier progressive media watchdog, research and information center.
lil mike
lil mike I nominate @mmfa for a Shorty Award in #news because they open up the Pandora's Box revealing #distortions & #lies...
malixe
malixe I nominate @mmfa for a Shorty Award in #news because... they blow away the smoke, break the mirrors and reveal the BS.
Sarah Burris
Sarah Burris I nominate @mmfa for a Shorty Award in #news because that are leading the way in media accountability #p2
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4 votes in news
205 votes in nonprofit
5 votes in politics
4 votes in p2
3 votes in journalist

63rd
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The Majlis

The Majlis

Unbiased Middle East news, analysis and commentary by Gregg Carlstrom and Evan Hill.
Ted Bach
Ted Bach I nominate @themajlisblog for a Shorty Award in #news because they bring the fury on middle eastern news
Toaf
Toaf I nominate @themajlisblog for a Shorty Award in #news because it provides timely balanced analysis and excellent links.
Evan Hill
Evan Hill I nominate @themajlisblog for a Shorty Award in #news because I think we do a great job.
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4 votes in news

63rd
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Hayley Williams

Hayley Williams

i swear it's me. if i had time to create a fake twitter i'd be brittany, the pig-squealing youtube phenom.
Sarah Birkinshaw
Sarah Birkinshaw I recommend @yelyahwilliams in the Shorty Award category #news because...she's really pretty
Natália Pinho
Natália Pinho I nominate @yelyahwilliams for a Shorty Award in #news because This heart beats for only you My heart is yours <3
Monique
Monique I nominate @yelyahwilliams !! #news
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4 votes in news
2,169 votes in music
49 votes in humor
48 votes in celebrity
8 votes in weird

63rd
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Al Boe

Al Boe

LIVE ✔ -- Breaking News and Developing stories from around the world 24/7, reported by a freelance journalist and paid contributor at Digital Journal.
michael
michael I nominate @AlBoeNEWS for a Shorty Award in #news because their updates are always precise and relevant
Gary Mortensen
Gary Mortensen I nominate @AlBoeNews for a Shorty Award in #news because he's reports the latest news, and with integrity.
Jonathan Kolbe
Jonathan Kolbe I nominate @AlBoeNEWS for a Shorty Award in #news because he's fast, accurate and personable!
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4 votes in news
1 vote in egocentric

63rd
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Taylor Lovers

Taylor Lovers

O site contem fotos, vídeos e notícias sobre o talentoso ator Taylor Lautner;]
Anna Brasil
Anna Brasil I nominate @TaylorsLoves for a Shorty Award in #news because it's the best brazilian news site about Taylor Lautner
Pauline Coelho
Pauline Coelho I nominate @TaylorsLoves for a Shorty Award in #news because it's the best brazilian news site about Taylor Lautner ...
Charles Emmanuel
Charles Emmanuel I nominate @TaylorsLoves for a Shorty Award in #news because it's the best brazilian news site about Taylor Lautner
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4 votes in news
1 vote in egocentric