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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.

73rd

Alyssa Danigelis

Alyssa Danigelis

Vermont native, night owl, and sustainable tech writer for Discovery News
Leanne Renee
Leanne Renee RT @astroengine: RT @adanigelis: Nom @Discovery_News for a Shorty Award in #news & reason. We're 30 votes from top 5! http://bit.ly/6msD...
Thomas
Thomas RT @astroengine: Noooo! RT @adanigelis: Nominate @Discovery_News for a Shorty Award in #news. A Brazilian Twilight site is ahead of us! ...
Dr Ian O'Neill
Dr Ian O'Neill Noooo! RT @adanigelis: Nominate @Discovery_News for a Shorty Award in #news. A Brazilian Twilight site is ahead of us! http://bit.ly/7JZd...
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4 votes in news

74th

Visibility 9-11

Visibility 9-11

Exposing the September Criminals
Laura
Laura RT @PrezFord: I nominate @Visibility911 for a Shorty Award in #news because they break the news the corporate media won't ever touch. ht ...
Visibility 9-11
Visibility 9-11 I nominate @Visibility911 for a Shorty Award in #news because they break the news the corporate media won't ever touch.
President Ford
President Ford I nominate @Visibility911 for a Shorty Award in #news because they break the news the corporate media won't ever touch.
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3 votes in news
1 vote in egocentric

74th
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Michael Hinman

Michael Hinman

All the great sci-fi and fantasy news right here!
Starfleetmom
Starfleetmom I nominate @AirlockAlpha for a Shorty Award in #news because they've got the scoops!
Michael Hinman
Michael Hinman RT @tenkeyspread: I nominate @AirlockAlpha for a Shorty Award in #news because...he has the best sci-fi news ever! >> woohoo!
Abigail Fellersen
Abigail Fellersen I nominate @AirlockAlpha for a Shorty Award in #news because...he has the best sci-fi news ever!
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3 votes in news
1 vote in egocentric

74th
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Socialist Worker

Socialist Worker

Daily socialist Web site with news and opinion from the left
Angela Stoutenburgh
Angela Stoutenburgh RT @Truthtob: I nominate @SocialistViews for a Shorty Award in #news because we need a voice from the workers point of view for once! ht ...
Truthtob
Truthtob I nominate @SocialistViews for a Shorty Award in #news because we need a voice from the workers point of view for once!
fighter for equality
fighter for equality I nominate @socialistviews for a Shorty Award in #news because...it's a bold leftist viewpoint uncommon in #US discours
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3 votes in news
12 votes in politics
2 votes in p2

74th
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Susan Elaine Cooper

Susan Elaine Cooper

Hi I'm Susan from NC, Social Media Enthusiast & Strategist. I create social media campaigns to help build awareness. ♥ Music, Movies & More!
Stefanie Wood
Stefanie Wood I nominate @BuzzEdition for a Shorty Award in #news because... I can't vote for her in every category!
Victoria Allyson 
Victoria Allyson  I nominate @BuzzEdition for a Shorty Award in #news because...she always has the scoop.
Aimee Pilz
Aimee Pilz RT @wileyccoyote: RT @BuzzEdition: I nominate @mashable for a Shorty Award in #news bc..they have created a #socialmedia news community. htt
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3 votes in news
8 votes in mostinformative
2 votes in blogger
2 votes in networking
2 votes in awesome

74th
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Chicago Public Radio

Chicago Public Radio

Anything and everything from WBEZ, Chicago Public Radio. The home of This American Life, Wait Wait Don't Tell Me!, Sound Opinions, @848 and @WBEZWorldview.
John Digles
John Digles Second RT @WBEZ @yazicimm: I nominate @WBEZ for a Shorty Award in #news because I love it! [Can anyone second?]
Chicago Public Radio
Chicago Public Radio RT @yazicimm: I nominate @WBEZ for a Shorty Award in #news because...I love it! [Can anyone second that emotion?]
Memet Matthew Yazici
Memet Matthew Yazici I nominate @WBEZ for a Shorty Award in #news because...I love it!
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3 votes in news
1 vote in egocentric

74th
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Dr. Sandra Frank

Dr. Sandra Frank

Registered Dietitian w/Bon Appétit, Sentinel News; Food Journalist; Mom of UCP poster child; author-Menu Solutions; lost 91lbs
Jake Robert
Jake Robert RT @jrfwheels: I nominate @wellness_news for a Shorty Award in #news I watch her everyday research the most current news in nutrition ht ...
Jake Frank
Jake Frank I nominate @wellness_news for a Shorty Award in #news Everyday she researches the most current news in nutrition
Terra Baltosiewich
Terra Baltosiewich I nominate @wellness_news for a Shorty Award in #news because they have such informative nutrition & food safety news!
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3 votes in news
4 votes in food
2 votes in health

74th
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Anne Agoren

Anne Agoren

Designer of izzi bag
Eliz Hislop mcglynn
Eliz Hislop mcglynn I nominate @izzibag for a Shorty Award in #news because... design is fresh & different. The lady has amazing talent.
Anne Agoren
Anne Agoren RT @MarkyMarkF: I nominate @izzibag for a Shorty Award in #news because... stunning designs!
Mark Freeman
Mark Freeman I nominate @izzibag for a Shorty Award in #news because... stunning designs!
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3 votes in news
120 votes in brand
11 votes in design
1 vote in other
1 vote in weird

74th
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andrewbreitbart

andrewbreitbart

If you don't like the occasional vulgarity, or expletive, my Twitter feed may not be to your standards. I have to cover the sickening freaks at Media Matters.
Kimberly Phillips
Kimberly Phillips I nominate @andrewbreitbart for a Shorty Award in #news because...he's fighting corruption and telling the truth.
johnnyA99
johnnyA99 RT @bobbi85710: I nominate @andrewbreitbart for a Shorty Award in #news because with 4 sites he has it all, NEWS with no liberal spin ht ...
bobbi85710
bobbi85710 I nominate @andrewbreitbart for a Shorty Award in #news because with 4 sites he has it all, NEWS with no liberal spin
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3 votes in news
2 votes in journalist
1 vote in politics

74th
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BostonTweet

BostonTweet

See something in Boston? Broadcast it directly to BostonTweet.com by creating a new tweet w/ @BostonTweet in it.
Local In Season
Local In Season I nominate @BostonTweet for a Shorty Award in #news because he is Twitter at its best! Always relevant!
jamie babineau
jamie babineau RT @ComedyConnect: I nominate @BostonTweet for a Shorty Award in #news because he has the pulse of BEANTOWN.
Comedy Connection
Comedy Connection I nominate @BostonTweet for a Shorty Award in #news because he has the pulse of BEANTOWN.
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3 votes in news
1 vote in innovation

75th

China Digital Times

China Digital Times

Covering China’s social and political transition. This Twitter feed posts CDT Highlights. For all CDT posts, follow: http://twitter.com/cdt
北风
北风 RT @CDTimes: Like CDT'? Nominate us for a shorty award: http://bit.ly/2vr7... RT: I nominate @CDTimes for a Shorty Award in #news because...
Isaac Mao
Isaac Mao rt @CDTimes Like CDT'? Nominate us for a shorty award: http://bit.ly/2vr7... RT: I nominate @CDTimes for a Shorty Award in #news because
Jeantau Hoo
Jeantau Hoo I nominate @CDTimes for a Shorty Award in #news because it offers me the news that I want.
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7 votes in news
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in lazy

76th

leiseca

leiseca

destinado aos que ainda pretendem beber, porém, com responsabilidade.
iracema fanzeres
iracema fanzeres I nominate @LEISECA for a Shorty Award in #news because...
Diego Baião
Diego Baião I nominate @leiseca for a Shorty Award in #news because... they are simply the best
Ronaldo Tavares
Ronaldo Tavares I nominate @LEISECA for a Shorty Award in #news because...
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4 votes in news

76th
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twitteirosdaivet
Michelle Venancio
Michelle Venancio I nominate @twitteirosdaivet for a Shorty Award in #news because...
Paula Machado
Paula Machado I nominate @twitteirosdaivet for a Shorty Award in #news because... são ótimos!
Sara Sousa
Sara Sousa I nominate @twitteirosdaivet for a Shorty Award in #news because...se ama ivete tem o meu voto :)
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4 votes in news

77th

MythBusters Official

MythBusters Official

Official Twitter for the hit series MYTHBUSTERS. (All dates/times are for U.S. airings).
Carol
Carol I nominate @MythBusters for a Shorty Award in #news because...they bring the inside scoop on things which go 'sploodie.
Ciera Shaylae
Ciera Shaylae I nominate @Mythbusters for a Shorty Award in #news because...they teach you that science can be fun and educational.
Jackson Chin
Jackson Chin I nominate @MythBusters for a Shorty Award in #news because...
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3 votes in news
832 votes in entertainment
116 votes in science
5 votes in humor
4 votes in 1

77th
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Greg Yaitanes

Greg Yaitanes

producing director of HOUSE season SIX
Alicia Bontemps
Alicia Bontemps I nominate @GregYaitanes for a Shorty Award in #news because...
catldy99
catldy99 I nominate @GregYaitanes for a Shorty Award in #news because... he keeps me really up to speed on House
Nicole
Nicole I nominate @GregYaitanes for a Shorty Award in #news because...he shouldn't just be in first place for #smallbusiness
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3 votes in news
115 votes in smallbusiness
4 votes in celebrity
3 votes in customerservice
1 vote in other

77th
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Cláudia Leitte News

Cláudia Leitte News

Notícias de Cláudia Leitte - CIEL - PEDAÇO DO CÉU
Cláudia Leitte News
Cláudia Leitte News I nominate @CLEITTE_NEWS for a Shorty Award in #news because... cláudia is the best singer
flavinha4242
flavinha4242 I nominate @CLEITTE_NEWS for a Shorty Award in #news because...
Cláudia Leitte News
Cláudia Leitte News I nominate @CLEITTE_NEWS for a Shorty Award in #news because... IT`S THE BEST OF @ClaudiaLeitte PESSOAL DÁ RT AÍ 2
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3 votes in news
2 votes in egocentric
1 vote in humor
1 vote in art

78th

Fafadinhos

Fafadinhos

Didicado a todos os fafadinhos da @ivetesangalo ♥
- Andresssa Santiago
- Andresssa Santiago I nominate @fafadinhosivete for a Shorty Award in #news because...eles sao otimos para seguir!
Miila
Miila I nominate @fafadinhosivete for a Shorty Award in #news because... Notías da mainha
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2 votes in news
16 votes in apps
2 votes in design
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in humor

78th
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Tietes Da Ivete

Tietes Da Ivete

Sou uma grande fã da catora Ivete Sangalo e neste twitter vou representar os vários fãs que ela tem espalhados por esse mundo todo!
Caroline
Caroline I nominate @tietes_ivete for a Shorty Award in #news because...tem noticias sobre Ivete !
- Andresssa Santiago
- Andresssa Santiago I nominate @tietes_ivete for a Shorty Award in #news because...O twitter é otimoo para saber as noticias da Ivete!
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2 votes in news

78th
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Jen Scheer

Jen Scheer

Space Shuttle technician at KSC. Founder of the Space Tweep Society. Inventor, A&P, artist. My tweets are mine & don’t represent my contractor employer or NASA.
Disco_Pete
Disco_Pete I nominate @flyingjenny for a Shorty Award in #news because... Doh U heard Me!
Rich Finck
Rich Finck I nominate @flyingjenny for a Shorty Award in #news because...she is awesome.
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2 votes in news
218 votes in science
33 votes in innovation
23 votes in worlddomination
13 votes in spacetweeps

78th
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LIFE.com

LIFE.com

LIFE.com - the most comprehensive and iconic collection of professional photography on the web.
kim michaud
kim michaud I nominate @Life for a Shorty Award in #news because...they are an excellent source for pro life news
Tommy Giglio
Tommy Giglio I nominate @LIFE for a Shorty Award in #news because of their fantastic photo galleries and offbeat content!
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2 votes in news