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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.

71st

mark little

mark little

TV journalist. Stories about Ireland, the world and the news business. Stories that reward you for paying attention.
Deirdre Kelleghan
Deirdre Kelleghan I nominate @marklittlenews for a Shorty Award in #news because I like his reporting style.
Nora-Anne Dowling
Nora-Anne Dowling I nominate @marklittlenews for a Shorty Award in #news because he keeps me up-to-date with what's going on in the world
Niall Murphy
Niall Murphy I nominate @marklittlenews for a Shorty Award in #news because he is an endless repository of up to the minute info.
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3 votes in news
3 votes in journalist
1 vote in journalism

71st
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TrueBloodHBO

TrueBloodHBO

The Official Twitter Profile of True Blood on HBO in the US.
Bernice Morgan
Bernice Morgan I nominate @TrueBloodHBO for a Shorty Award in #news because...True Blood has changed the way I look at Vampires.
Joanie McCaw
Joanie McCaw I nominate @TrueBloodHBO for a Shorty Award in #news because they keep fans in touch wiht the series and characters dur
lauriewee74
lauriewee74 I nominate @TrueBloodHBO in #news because they’ve actively supported fan events like True Blood on Twitter Thursday.
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3 votes in news
437 votes in entertainment
9 votes in trueblood
2 votes in brand
1 vote in ente

71st
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Ayman Mohyeldin

Ayman Mohyeldin

Ayman is the Gaza Correspondent for Al Jazeera English
Jemaimah Mustapha
Jemaimah Mustapha I nominate @AymanM for a Shorty Award in #news because he's able to open the eyes & minds of ppl to the hidden truths
Leila
Leila I nominate @AymanM for a Shorty Award in #news because he offers us what the western media tries so hard to hide!
SeaderSpeakers
SeaderSpeakers SSB nominates @AymanM for a Shorty Award in #news because he shows us the "other side" that we so often miss.
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3 votes in news
1 vote in journalist

71st
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Mal Burns

Mal Burns

Metaverse News Aggregator & Broadcaster
Editorial Clarity
Editorial Clarity I nominate @malburns for a Shorty Award in #news because Hes always giving us the top info...24/7 :) And is nice guy
Elisa Butler
Elisa Butler I nominate @Malburns for a Shorty Award in #news because he gets the news faster to me than I can find it!
aeon
aeon I nominate @malburns for a Shorty Award in #news because he twitts faster than a bullet :D
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3 votes in news

71st
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José González

José González

Interesado en nuevas tecnologías, en especial informática, Web X.0 y espero conocer a muchas personas con intereses similares
David Vásquez Guerra
David Vásquez Guerra I nominate @Twiterillo for a Shorty Award in #news
Bárbara Vallejos
Bárbara Vallejos I nominate @twiterillo for a Shorty Award in #news because he always keep us informed
Cristian Morales
Cristian Morales I nominate @twiterillo for a Shorty Award in #news because PhD frescura.
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3 votes in news
1 vote in journalist
1 vote in other

71st
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billiegirltoo

billiegirltoo

mostly into politics, foreign policy, cooking, and books
George Larson II
George Larson II I nominate @billiegirltoo for a Shorty Award in #news because she is always right there with her fresh quick takes
Tommy Christopher
Tommy Christopher I nominate @billiegirltoo for a Shorty Award in #news because...she has great instincts
billiegirltoo
billiegirltoo I nominate @billiegirltoo , myself, for a Shorty Award in #news because no one else is going to do it
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3 votes in news
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in journalist
1 vote in awesome

71st
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David Archuleta

David Archuleta

I'm David. I like music.
Jihan Archuleta
Jihan Archuleta I nominate @DavidArchie for a Shorty Award in #news because he's a WONDER BOY in my life. Hehe :D
Amanda M
Amanda M I nominate @DavidArchie for a Shorty Award in #news because... he is a Wonderwall Of Stars.
Rizky W Adriyani
Rizky W Adriyani I nominate @DavidArchie for a Shorty Award in #news because he's the real deal
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3 votes in news
385 votes in music
158 votes in humor
153 votes in celebrity
94 votes in food

71st
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Sewickley Herald

Sewickley Herald

Posting tweets from the Sewickley Herald and YourSewickley.com
Jim W
Jim W I nominate @SewickleyHerald for a Shorty Award in #news because they're bringing community journalism into social media
Sewickley Herald
Sewickley Herald I nominate @SewickleyHerald for a Shorty Award in #news because...b/c the community newspaper engages new technology.
GoBobbo
GoBobbo I nominate @SewickleyHerald for a Shorty Award in #news b/c the community newspaper is on the forefront of technology.
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3 votes in news
1 vote in egocentric

71st
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queerunity

queerunity

Activist blog for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersexual, asexual community and straight allies
Serena Yates
Serena Yates I nominate @queerunity for a Shorty Award in #news because their tweets are interesting, timely and relevant.
Melissa Kaplan
Melissa Kaplan I nominate @queerunity for a Shorty Award in #news because they are THE source for #lgbt news stories.
sexgenderbody
sexgenderbody I nominate @queerunity for a Shorty Award in #news
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3 votes in news
2 votes in lgbt
1 vote in politics

71st
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Paul Malessa

Paul Malessa

Zorly Tweets about Twitter and makes the time to follow all followers! Also on facebook.com/paul.malessa - www.linkedin.com/in/zorly - www.zorly.com
Paul Malessa
Paul Malessa I nominate @Zorly for a Shorty Award in #news because I enjoy their websites and Twitter news stories...
Paul Malessa
Paul Malessa I nominate @Zorly for a Shorty Award in #news because because a vote for myself means somebody out there likes me damni
Paul Malessa
Paul Malessa I nominate @Zorly for a Shorty Award in #news because we work for him.
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3 votes in news
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in customerservice
1 vote in design

71st
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SocioSync™

SocioSync™

*News You Can Use ~ From A Social Entrepreneur's Perspective* Social Media, Healthy Living, Philanthropy, Entrepreneurship, Entertainment and Government.
MarlaDurden
MarlaDurden I nominate @SocioSync for a Shorty Award in #news because... because it is always relevant.
Jacqueline Twillie
Jacqueline Twillie I nominate @SocioSync for a Shorty Award in #news because... they provide relevant news.
SocioSync™
SocioSync™ To vote 4 @SocioSync in the Shorty Awards #news category, click here ~> http://ow.ly/X1Wf ~ select news from the list, fill in blank, submit
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3 votes in news
1 vote in health
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in tnx

71st
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Adam Lambert

Adam Lambert

The Glam Nation Tour kicks off in June. Request IF I HAD YOU on your fav radio stations now!
Kadin
Kadin I nominate @adamlambert for a Shorty Award in #news because... he is my North East West and South
Susan Baker
Susan Baker I nominate @AdamLambert for a Shorty Award in #news because...he is a natural-born headline maker, a STAR
Lily
Lily I nominate @adamlambert for a Shorty Award in #news because his music brings me joy and inspiration
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3 votes in news
401 votes in music
97 votes in sexiness
66 votes in celebrity
15 votes in fashion

71st
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BBC News

BBC News

supported by backstage.bbc.co.uk
William Cody Winter
William Cody Winter I nominate @bbcnews for a Shorty Award in #news because its the best news site and most reliable!
Alex Richards
Alex Richards I nominate @bbcnews for a Shorty Award in #news because they are the World's best news service.
Ben Norwood
Ben Norwood I nominate @bbcnews for a Shorty Award in #news because they are the UK's best news service.
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3 votes in news

71st
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Open Your Eyes News

Open Your Eyes News

THE BIG PICTURE: Be properly informed on what is happening in the environment, democracy, health, war and civil liberties. It is your world too.
The_Historian
The_Historian I nominate @OYENews for a Shorty Award in #news because...it gives me a bigger picture view than anywhere else
Greg Dreyfus
Greg Dreyfus I nominate @OYENews for a Shorty Award in #news because they provide uncensored independent up to the min information
Collin Mullane
Collin Mullane I nominate @OYENews for a Shorty Award in #news because it keeps me informed about the big picture!
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3 votes in news
2 votes in nonprofit

71st
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Leslie Blanchard

Leslie Blanchard

Liberal Blogger, Lesbian, w/ MultipleSclerosis peacemonger, activist, buddhist, citizen journalist, political, truth teller-seeker, friend, green fiend, etc. ☮
Opportunity Green
Opportunity Green I nominate @1txsage1957 for a Shorty Award in #news b/c they're GREEN + Green should be an Official Shorty Category!
RayBeckerman
RayBeckerman I nominate @1txsage1957 for a Shorty Award in #news because she is our leader in finding the real news
Richard Whitehead
Richard Whitehead I nominate @1txsage1957 for a Shorty Award in #news because of her coverage diversity and uniqueness.
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3 votes in news
2 votes in politics
1 vote in charitytuesday
1 vote in green

71st
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David

David

Proud Pro-Israel Jew. Activist. Creator of the Jewish Internet Defense Force. Into the Eternal, music, film, politics, religion, writing, and more...
Horizon3
Horizon3 I vote for @JIDF for a Shorty Award in #news because... They Are Against The #Jihadists
Norma Fares
Norma Fares I nominate@JIDF for a Shorty Award in #news. In ME, they & I live common problems but also insight & passion for life!
beabir
beabir I nominate @JIDF for a Shorty Award in #news because JIDF has been at the forefront in fighting online antisemitism
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3 votes in news
1,036 votes in politics
113 votes in nonprofit
47 votes in 1
21 votes in terrorist

71st
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whedonesque

whedonesque

NOT Joss Whedon's blog
Angel's William
Angel's William I nominate @whedonesque for a Shorty Award in #news because it updates me on Whedonverse shows & current/veteran actors
Devon Nicole
Devon Nicole I nominate @whedonesque for a Shorty Award in #news because... It's where I stalk -er- get most of my Whedon info.
Rachel H
Rachel H I nominate @Whedonesque for a Shorty Award in #news because the only news I really need is of the Whedon variety.
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3 votes in news
31 votes in art
3 votes in culturalinstitution
1 vote in nonprofit
1 vote in whedonism

71st
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Josh Young

Josh Young

I handle the social side of news at the Huffington Post.
Craig Kanalley
Craig Kanalley I nominate @jny2 for a Shorty Award in #news because he gamed shortyvoting.
Jonathan Glick
Jonathan Glick Here here! RT @jny2: I nominate @jny2 for a Shorty Award in #news because he gamed shortyvoting.
Josh Young
Josh Young I nominate @jny2 for a Shorty Award in #news because he gamed shortyvoting.
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3 votes in news
1 vote in egocentric

72nd

Peter Santilli

Peter Santilli

Consumer Advocate; Activist; Pumped Up For The Great Depression! Do As I Tweet & Everyone Lives!
Helen T.
Helen T. RT @PeterSantilli: I nominate @PeterSantilli for a Shorty Award in #news because he pays attention to important news the MSM ignores htt ...
kevin chastain
kevin chastain RT @richfinck: I nominate @PeterSantilli for a Shorty Award in #news because...he pays attention to the correct news.
Kelly Freund
Kelly Freund RT @richfinck: I nominate @PeterSantilli for a Shorty Award in #news because...he pays attention to the correct news.
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5 votes in news
1 vote in egocentric

73rd

Holly Bounds

Holly Bounds

SC Lowcountry Reporter for WSAV NEWS 3 and Anchor of My Lowcountry 3 on My TV. Bishopville native. My dog is cooler than yours.
Ellen Starling
Ellen Starling RT @irleslie: I nominate @hollybounds for a Shorty Award in #news because she's the best news source in the Lowcountry.
Adagio Creative
Adagio Creative RT @irleslie: I nominate @hollybounds for a Shorty Award in #news because she's the best news source in the Lowcountry.
Ian Leslie
Ian Leslie I nominate @hollybounds for a Shorty Award in #news because she's the best news source in the S.C. Lowcountry.
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4 votes in news