About the Author

Diane Katz is director of science, environment and technology policy for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. Before joining the Mackinac Center, Ms. Katz spent 17 years with The Detroit News, as a reporter for eight years, and the last nine years as a member of the editorial board specializing in science and the environment, telecommunications and technology, and the auto industry. Her work has won numerous journalism awards, and also has been published by The Wall Street Journal, the Washington Times and National Review.