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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, Managing Editor, shares results from our weekly CI CyberNews reader polls.

Guest Blog: Tile Tech Notes

OK class, get out your American National Standard Specifications for Ceramic Tile books and turn to page 13. Now, who would like to tell us about the Diagonal Warpage specifications for Rectified Porcelain? Anyone? Hello?
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Survey Says!

Last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll focused on BP CEO Tony Hayward being removed from his position following the company’s response the Gulf Coast oil spill. Is it fair for him to take all of the blame?
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Survey Says!

Last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll asked readers about their spending/saving plans in light of the economic downturn. Do your plans match the respondents'?
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Survey Says!

Last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll asked readers if their companies plan to reduce production shifts during the summer months.
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Survey Says!

Do you think China’s recent move to allow more flexibility for its currency will have a positive impact on the U.S. economy?
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Survey Says!

Last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll asked if the housing market will be able to maintain its pace from the first half of the year, now that the tax credits are over. Do you agree with the results?
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Survey Says!

The CI CyberNews CyberPoll last week asked if the public discussion and congressional debate on BP’s handling of the oil spill opens up other companies to closer inspection. Do you agree with the results?
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Ceramics Around the World

I recently received an e-mail from a reader based in Ghana that got me thinking about the state of ceramic and related manufacturing operations around the world.
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Survey Says!

Has the Gulf Coast oil spill impacted your business?
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Survey Says!

Last week’s CI CyberNews CyberPoll asked “What should be Job One for the government?” How did readers respond?
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