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Best five-word speeches from the Webby Awards
June 15, 2006, 1:13 pm
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As every editor knows, it’s much harder to be brief than to be verbose. At the 10th Annual Webby Awards Gala, the winners are permitted to make a speech of no more than five words.

NPR.org (Radio/Webby): “The democracy needs more truth.”

Jurist (Law/People’s Voice): “Our news breaks law worldwide.”

TripAdvisor (Travel/People’s Voice): “Real reviews beat marketing fluff.”

National Science Foundation (Government/People’s Voice): “Even better than rocket science.”

Youthink! (Activism/Webby): “You think about ending poverty.”

Monster Career Advice (Employment/Webby): “Note to self: Update resume.”

washingtonpost.com (Newspaper/People’s Voice): “We’re deeper than Deep Throat.”

Epicurious.com – (Food and Beverage/Webby & People’s Voice): “We are eating this up.”


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