While everyone claims that print newspapers are dying, journalism is more alive than ever on social media, with writers and reporters taking to Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, and any other platform they can to reach readers 24/7. The news doesn’t stop, and neither do our nominees, who have accomplished newsworthy things themselves this year.
Millions of people participate in
The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook,
Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, YouNow, Musical.ly, Vine and the rest of the social web.
The 9th Annual Shorty Awards were held April 23, 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.