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 7th Annual Shorty Awards Best in News

This award recognizes the most effective use of social media to disseminate news and information. Submissions for both coverage of specific news events and for overall performance will be accepted.

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Nominees

#CNNElection: 2014 Midterm Election Social Coverage
With sharable graphics calling the races in real-time, video clips, Vines, cartoons, maps, chats, s…
winner
#Tiananmen89
Our objective was to use social media to enable a new generation to learn more about the events in…
CBS This Morning's Milestone Year in Social Media
"The news is back in morning news," and 2014 was a milestone year for CBS This Morning's social med…
Chicago Sun-Times social media
To get the news to our readers wherever they are ­­– and to get it there first.To build trust with …
Ferguson under fire: CNN Social Report
Ferguson had been a trending topic across the U.S. and internationally for months following the sho…
Independent Voter Network (IVN News)
The Independent Voter Network is a non-partisan, non-profit platform for unfiltered political news …
NowThis: Social News In 2014
NowThis is the first true socially distributed media company. We live where our audience lives—on T…
PRI’s The World: Connecting US listeners to a global conversation
Social media has become an extension of the voice of The World, a weekday public radio program host…
Social coverage of 2014 Venezuelan Crisis
CNN en Español led one of the most successful social media news coverages to date during the Venezu…
TechCrunch
TechCrunch is the number one guide for all things tech, and the publication of record for Silicon V…
The Deal Twitter
In short(y), The Deal's Twitter strategy is to present our deal analysis and newsroom interaction w…
finalist
The Human Rights Channel
The Human Rights Channel curates and contextualizes videos that document human rights violations an…
TheStreet Social Media
TheStreet's social media presence is designed to bring all of the latest investing ideas (via stori…
Univision's Social Coverage of Executive Action on Immigration (#AccionEjecutiva)
On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced his Executive Action on immigration. This was the b…