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Frances Cerra Whittelsey

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Frances Cerra Whittelsey

Frances Cerra Whittelsey blogs at The Equalizer. An author and former consumer reporter for the New York Times, she teaches journalism at Hofstra University.


News and Features

Biofuels have become the new villain in the climate change and food crisis debate. But America's consumption of meat is a bigger part of the problem than the cars and trucks we drive.


So the Chinese turned Beijing into a stage set for the Olympics, and the mass media went along with the deceptive reality show. NBC's...
When Olympic sailing competitors complete their races this week, they won't be slipping over the sides of their boats to celebrate with a...
Read more commentary by Frances Cerra Whittelsey on her blog, The Equalizer. They've closed the factories, stopped construction, taken half...