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Shorty Awards in the News

"I am not making this up--it was called the Shorty Awards and MC Hammer was there."
PC World

"Hopefully the Oscars will take a cue from the Shorty Awards."
Time Out New York

"The competition brought to the fore some of the strongest personalities on the site."
Wall Street Journal

"Welcome to a world where the news cycle is about 20 seconds long and you are the top story."
NBC News New York

"We'd like to thank the Shortys for making Runnin' Scared feel like Leo Tolstoy."
Village Voice

"[T]he Twittersphere was full of Shorty Awards-tagged updates late into the night."
MTV News

USA Today Pop Candy Blog
Shorty Awards: The Oscars of Twitter need your noms

CNN
Haiti efforts backed for Twitter Oscars

The Independent
Current Twitter trends: Bill Gates joins Twitter, Shorty Awards

CNBC
Fast Money Chartology (video)

Wall Street Journal Digits Blog
Britney Spears Pulling Ahead in Twitter Awards Contest

Houston Chronicle
Twittering for a Shorty Award

San Francisco Chronicle
Tyler Florence in the lead for 2nd Annual Shorty (Twitter) Awards

The Guardian
'Twitter Oscars' open for public votes

Financial Times
Twitter's short order of merit

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (TX)
Twitter stars break new ground, take center stage at Shorty Awards

PSFK.com
Event: Shorty Awards, Tweet!

CNN.com
NASA honored for 'tweets' from Mars and Short and sweet: Awards honor Twitter tweets

BusinessWeek
Seven Twitter Addicts Explain Twitter

CNBC.com
Salzman: Why You Need To Twitter

Reuters
Tweeters as editors, sources, merchants?

AFP
NASA scoops up Twitter award for Mars 'tweets'

MTV
MC Hammer, AFI's Hunter Burgan Celebrate Twitter Mania At Shorty Awards

NBC New York
Short and Tweet

New York Times
Consumed: A Successful Failure and The Scene at the Shorty Twitter Awards: Chatter

New York Magazine
The Media Is Twittering Away Its Short Time on Earth

Village Voice
Shorty Awards Honor Marketing Miniaturists

Time Out New York
TONY @Shorty Awards: winners, presenters and OMG space man!

Wired Magazine Epicenter Blog
The Shorty Awards: Why Nerds Hate Twitter

PC World
Twitter Clickjacking Attack Causes Post-Awards Annoyance

Conde Nast Portfolio
First Bytes: Twitter, Startups, Gmail, Microsoft

Gawker.com
Hyperactive Twitterers Can't Politely Watch Own Awards

Government Computer News
NASA wins award for informative Twittering

Journalism.co.uk
BreakingNewsOn wins a Shorty award

SearchViews (NY)
Social Media: Shorty Awards - Twittering in 3-D

Tech.Blorge (Australia)
NASA among winners at first Twitter awards

Valley Sun (CA)
JPL's Phoenix Twitter earns award

Epicurious.com
Q&A With Twitter/Shorty Awards Winner Foodimentary

VatorNews
Upside to Shorty Awards: short speeches

Media Post
Shorty Awards Go To NASA, @PeggyOlson and Just An Online Minute... Tripping On Short Fuses At The Shorty Awards

The Guardian
Top tweets hit New York for Shorty Awards ceremony

Wall Street Journal
Surviving the Drama of the Twitter Awards

Wall Street Journal Digits Blog
Live-Twittering the Shorty Awards

Contentinople
News Bits: Never Mind the Money, Twitter Says

MetroMix
Snap Judgment: 2009 Shorty Awards

NASA.com
NASA Receives Shorty Twitter Award

Network World
25 random things about Twitter

New York Times Bits Blog
From the Twittersphere: Trophies for the Best Tweets

Direct Traffic Media (UK)
Twestival acts global, thinks local to raise 1m