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 8th 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.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

4NewsWall
Channel 4 News approached 4creative with a challenge to engage 16-34 year olds in a new, exciting a…
finalist
AJ+
AJ+ is Al Jazeera's digital-only offshoot, launched in September 2014 to build a new kind of media …
CNN WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENTS’ DINNER
CNN wanted to provide an interactive and engaging experience for their viewers and give them an ins…
Election 2016: Too Many Cooks
In Spring 2015, dozens of politicians from both parties were considering a bid for the presidency. …
Fox News & Facebook Live Debate
For the first Republican Presidential Debate of the 2016 election, Fox News wanted to make the deba…
How Long It Took Police to Arrest a Retired NFL Star for Rape (by ProPublica)
Last year, ProPublica investigated the cross-country rape spree of retired NFL star Darren Sharper.…
Law and Batting Order
"Law and Batting Order" is a video blog created and hosted by New York Law School graduate Tony Ili…
finalist
Lucy The Robot
BackgroundGlobal technology company, Double Robotics, wanted to launch into the Australian market w…
MSNBC Digital Decision 2014 and 2016
For MSNBC's audience of political junkies, election season is akin to the the NFL playoffs and an e…
TestTube News
Focused on asking curious and everyday questions about the world, culture, politics, conflict and b…
winner
The New Yorker on Social Media
The New Yorker's social media objective is to extend the brand's reach—and translate its iconic voi…
finalist
What Is Code?
What is code? The modern world is built on it. You rely on it from the moment your alarm clock wake…