THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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From the 1st Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in News and Media

This award recognizes the most effective use of digital and/or traditional media channels to disseminate news and information that will make the world a better place. Submissions for both coverage of specific news events and for overall performance will be accepted.

Nominees

'Illegal birth' in Qatar
In December 2012, Catherine, a Philippines national, emailed Doha News journalist Victoria Scott to…
winner
2016ish with Liz Plank
The year 2016 will be remembered as one of the most unusual and unpredictable elections in modern h…
Channel One News
It's an issue affecting millions of young people across the country – bullying. According to StopBu…
finalist
Dove: Dear Media
“Hot blonde.” “Huge nipples.” “Her ass is quality.” Somehow it’s become acceptable for the media t…
GIF't A Tree
NBC Universal committed once again to planting thousands of trees this holiday season. But it was i…
Logo 2016 Election Coverage with Raymond Braun
The objective of Logo's 2016 Election Coverage with LGBT advocate and social media star, Raymond Br…
finalist
Mashable Social Good
Mashable's Social Good channel provides news and resources on social impact, activism, philanthropy…
finalist
Orlando Shooting Coverage
When a gunman opened fire inside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando in the early morning hours of June…
Point Taken: Civil debate through social media
In a year filled with contentious political rhetoric, Point Taken is a multi-platform initiative th…
SouriaLi Radio
SouriaLi is a response to the need for professional socially-responsible and independent media, & a…
finalist
TYT Network
"Social Security is going bankrupt!" - "Global Warming is a hoax!" - "Saddam Hussein Has Weapons of…