Shorty Awards in the News

I am not making this up--it was called the Shorty Awards and MC Hammer was there.
PC World
It's become more popular than even we predicted.
Mashable
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

LA Times
Kiefer Sutherland enlisted as Shorty Awards presenter

New York Times Media Decoder
'Brought to You By,' in Short

Camden New Journal
Mystery "MoronWatch" tweeter - Camden cyberactivist nominated for 'Shorty' award

Patch.com
Herndon Student Has A Hit With Rebecca Black Parody

BBC News
Rio de Janeiro's Twitter battle over drink-driving

Poynter
It's an honor to be nominated: Atlanta Journal-Constitution wins notice, followers for targeting readers with short-form news

The Herald (Everett, WA)
Local News: Jenni Hogan honored

PR Week
Video: Greg Galant Shorty Awards (video)

Metro.co.uk
Astronaut Paolo Nespoli's Flickr pictures are better than yours

R7.com (Brazil)
Brazilian shortlisted for Twitter 'Oscar'

Huffington Post
In Social Media, "Judy Consumer" Can Beat Britney Spears in the Influence Game

Manila Standard Today
Oscars for Twitter

Kansas City Star
How Many Tweets for a Shorty?

Mediaite
5 Quick Questions: West Wing Report's Paul Brandus Blazes a Twitter Trail to the White House

Mediabistro
Exclusive: The Creator of the Fail Whale Roots for Team Coco at the #ShortyArtShow

The Guardian
Leeds today: Temple Newsam fire, Bettakultcha, Ark Royal parade and Northern Ballet

24 Hours Vancouver
Strange advance of a tweet queen

Mediabistro
Vote for Your Twitter Idols at the Shorty Awards

Mediabistro
KTLA Reporter Vies for 'Best Journalist on Twitter' Award

Yahoo!
Will Your Favorite Celebrity Win a Shorty Award?

Wen Wei Po (China)
Entertainment News Bits

Eater National
Ted Leo on Anarchist Cooking & His Break Up With Jameson

ABC Newspaper (Spain)
Vilassar de Mar on Twitter in the top 10 Shorty Awards nominees

Mashable
Top 10 Most Popular Topics on Twitter This Week

Idaho Mountain Express
A tale of two Rothschilds

L'Essenziale (Italy)
Shorty Awards, Nespoli nominated

Yorkshire Evening Post
The Culture Vulture: Leeds blogger on top of the world

Milenio (Mexico)
Sergio Aviles nominated for a Twitter Shorty Award

Mediapost.com
Three Short(y) Rules for Successful Online Campaigns

Tucson Citizen
Who's the best journalist on Twitter?

Montreal Mirror
For the love of bacon

The Jersey Journal
'Cake Boss' Buddy Valestro is up for a Shorty Award

Las Vegas Review-Journal
Social media give comic Poundstone a boost

The Cherokeean Herald
SFA to present sports comedy, 'The Complete World of Sports (abridged)

The Guardian
Leeds culture blogger leads Liverpool FC in race for Twitter award

New York Times
Can 140 Characters Matter?

Diario de Noticias (Portugal)
Daniela Ruah nominated for a Twitter award

Wired Magazine GeekDad Blog
Help Marian Call Win a Shorty Award!

USA Today Pop Candy Blog
The Shorty Awards call for (brief) nominations

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

Fast Company
How the Shorty Awards Became the Oscars of Social Media

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