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Editor's Blog
Susan Sutton, Editor-in-Chief, Integrated Media, discusses topics ranging from pressing industry issues and news to more general information regarding the economy, the housing crunch and more. Site visitors are encouraged to post comments, start a discussion and help build dialogue.

Survey Says!
Kelsey Seidler, Associate Editor, shares results from our weekly CI CyberNews reader polls.

Information Access

March 20, 2012

In last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers about their preferred method for accessing/reading technical journals.

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Are Airport Scanners Safe?

March 13, 2012

U.S. government studies have concluded that the level of radiation emitted by full-body airport scanners is safe for passengers. In last week's CI CyberNews poll, we asked our readers whether they agreed.

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Gas Price Worries

March 6, 2012

In the last week's CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers if they think U.S. gas prices will exceed $9/gal this year. Do you agree with them?

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Business Travel

February 27, 2012

The CI CyberNews CyberPoll last week focused on business travel plans for 2012. Do you expect to travel more, less, or the same amount as last year?

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Are Young Adults Suffering More?

February 20, 2012

A recent Pew Research Center survey reported that young adults may have been hit hardest by the bad economy, as 20- and 30-somethings struggle to find jobs. In last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers which age group they believe has been hit hardest. Do you agree with the majority of respondents?

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Exhibitor Expos

February 13, 2012

In last week's CI CyberNews, we asked readers why they visit exhibitor expos during industry trade shows.

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Will Congress be Effective in 2012?

February 6, 2012
In last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers if they think the U.S. Congress will be able to get anything done in 2012. Do you agree with them?
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Typical Work Week

January 30, 2012
In the last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers about their work schedules. How long do you typically work each week?
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Mobile Tags

January 23, 2012
In the last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked readers if they are familiar with mobile tags or have used them in the past. To see an example of a mobile tag, simply look on the bottom right corner of the cover of any recent issue of Ceramic Industry.
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Block BlackBerrys?

January 17, 2012
According to a report in the Financial Times, Volkswagen AG recently announced that employees (excluding senior management) will be blocked from receiving work emails on company BlackBerrys after work hours, reportedly to prevent employee burnout. Would you support this initiative at your company?
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