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Inman News wins blog award

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The Inman News Blog won a "Best Blog" award in an annual competition by the National Association of Real Estate Editors, and James Randel, author of "The Skinny on the Housing Crisis," took first place in the Robert Bruss Real Estate Book Awards, named for the longtime Inman News real estate columnist who died in 2007. NAREE, which celebrates its 80th anniversary this year, announced the winners of the real estate journalism and book awards during a conference this month in Washington, D.C. "This blog contains news stories on timely topics that are informative about the housing industry," judges commented about the Inman Blog. Commenting on Randel's book, which won this year's Gold Award, judges said, "Wow. What a concept, having stick people tell the story of one of the beefiest, multifaceted, complex and confusing bits of recent economic history in terms everyone can understand. I wish I had this on my desk when I was editing all those...