The Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor is a national weekly print newspaper published by the Christian Science Publishing Society and owned by the First Church of Christ, Scientist. The paper was a daily until March, 2009; currently the website is updated daily. First published in 1908, the Christian Science Monitor is headquartered in Boston, Mass.The average age of a Christian Science Monitor reader is 59, and 61 percent of the readers are women. The average household income of the newspapers readers is just under $94,000; over 72 percent have a four-year college degree and more than 40 percent have a post-graduate degree. It covers national and international news. The Christian Science Monitor is not a religious paper. The Christian Science Monitor has won seven Pulitzer Prizes since 1950. The most recent was in 2002 for an editorial cartoon. In 2006, one of the paper's freelance reporters, Jill Carroll was kidnapped in Iraq. She was released after 82 days. The paper has also won other awards, including the National Headliner Award, National Society of Newspaper Columnists awards, and the Reporters and Editors Award. Mary Trammell is the Editor-in-Chief, Jonathan Wells is the Publisher, John Yemma is the Editor and Marshall Ingwerson is the Managing Editor.

Articles from May 30, 2010

Arizona Immigration Law: Two Rallies, Two Very Different Views
Supporters and critics of the Arizona immigration law held rallies in the Phoenix area Saturday. The anti-law rally appeared larger, but the pro-law forces have more national support, polls say.Thousands of people, including some from other states, converged...
Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo: Movie Review
'Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo' documents Japan's fascination with insects.How could I resist reviewing a movie called "Beetle Queen ConquersTokyo"? No, it's not a "Godzilla"-style sci-fi film. It's somethingfar stranger - a poetic documentary about the...
BP Oil Spill: 'Top Kill' Failure Means Well May Gush until August
After the failure of 'top kill,' BP said it will concentrate on containing, not stopping the leak. As failures to stop the BP oil spill mount, the federal government is careful not to promise too much.With the failure of the BP "top kill" maneuver, the...
Classic Title for Memorial Day 2010: This Republic of Suffering
The horror of the Civil War revolutionized the treatment of US war casualties.[This review from the Monitor's archives originally ran on Jan. 29,2008.] "Your son, Corporal Frank H. Irwin, was wounded near FortFisher, Virginia, March the 25, 1865.......
Colombia Election Surprise: Juan Manuel Santos Routs Antanas Mockus
Polls had suggested that upstart Antanas Mockus was in a dead heat with Juan Manuel Santos in the Colombia presidential election. But Mr. Santos won the first round handily. He will face Mr. Mockus on the final ballot on June 20.A race that was in a...
Hugo Chavez Looms Large over Colombia Election
As voters line up for today's Colombia election, many will cast their ballots based on how the candidates will handle strained relations with neighboring Venezuela and its fiery leftist leader, Hugo Chavez.Try as candidates might to keep Venezuelan President...
Now That 'Top Kill' Has Failed, What's Next in Gulf Oil Spill?
BP engineers will try to connect a new pipe, called the LMRP, which would siphon leaking oil to a boat. But attempts to stop the gushing well in the Gulf oil spill have ended for now.BP had no sooner proclaimed its "top kill" maneuver a failure than...
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time: Movie Review
Jake Gyllenhaal wears his heroism lightly as the prince in the video-game inspired 'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.'If you approach the new Jerry Bruckheimer video-game-derived popcornextravaganza "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time" as, well,...
Sex and the City 2: Movie Review
The story line is barely there, but fabulous clothes are on full display throughout 'Sex and the City 2.'A sequel to "Sex and the City"? I don't mean to offend all you"SATC" fanatics, but do we really need to prolong the agony? It's not that I'm against...