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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.

"I Hear America Singing"

September 11, 2009
This morning, I couldn’t stop imagining a neighborhood made up of 9/11 victims’ families, each home missing at least one someone. The scope of the loss is truly appalling.
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Survey Says!

September 8, 2009
Last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll focused on the Cash for Clunkers program and the First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit. Of the two programs, Cash for Clunkers was more popular among respondents and the people they know.
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Celebrating Labor

September 3, 2009
"It is appropriate, therefore, that the nation pays tribute on Labor Day to the creator of so much of the nation's strength, freedom, and leadership-the American worker.”
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Survey Says!

August 31, 2009
Last week, we asked CI CyberNews readers to share the challenges their businesses are facing in terms of personnel, raw materials and regulations. Here's what they had to say.
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Survey Says!

August 24, 2009
In last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll, we asked respondents to share the challenges their businesses are facing in terms of energy costs, health care costs and fair trade impediments. Here's what they had to say.
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Check out the Digital Edition!

August 18, 2009
The CI website will continue to feature each issue’s print content, including feature articles, case studies, columns and more. In addition, each issue is now also available as a complete digital edition!
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Survey Says!

August 17, 2009
Most of the poll respondents (75%) are familiar with IFRS, while only half (50%) think that the U.S. should adopt the standards.
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Embracing Lean

August 13, 2009
If they hadn’t before, the worldwide recession has prompted many companies to explore the potential benefits of lean manufacturing.
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Survey Says!

August 10, 2009
The majority of CI CyberNews CyberPoll respondents (62.2%) are encouraged by the June increase in new home sales, though some appear to be at least somewhat skeptical.
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Survey Says!

August 3, 2009
The CI CyberNews CyberPoll last week focused on the proposed government health insurance plan. Most respondents (79.2%) do not think that the government plan can coexist with private insurance. Do you agree?
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