Profile: Francine McKenna is a freelance writer with credits in the Financial Times, Accountancy Age, Accountancy Magazine, Forbes, Columbia Journalism Review, and others. She blogs at her own site, "re: The Auditors", a specialized news site about the business of the Big 4 audit firms and at Forbes.com under the title, "Accounting Watchdog." She was a 2010 finalist for the Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Financial and Business Journalism - online commentary and blogging category. McKenna has been quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Financial Times, Forbes, BusinessWeek, American Lawyer, California Lawyer, American Banker, Columbia Journalism Review, The Times of London, the Guardian, and the Financial Chronicle (India). Email Francine at fmckenna [at] idlermag [dot] com.