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 January 17, 2010

Big Risks in Obama's Bid to Boost Martha Coakley for Senate
President Obama will come to Massachusetts Sunday to help bolster Martha Coakley, the Democratic nominee for the US Senate seat formerly held by Ted Kennedy. But the move could help challenger Scott Brown.President Obama's decision to wade into the race...
Chile, Once Latin America's Economic Model, Now Overtaken by Brazil
Conservative tycoon Sebastian Pinera won the second round of Chile's presidential election on Sunday in part due to voter faith that he can revive the economy. Meanwhile, Brazil's economy is booming.For two decades, Chile was the "teacher's pet" of Latin...
Haiti Earthquake: Angry Crowds Bemoan Lack of Government Response
Haiti's President Rene Preval Preval and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will issue a joint communique on Sunday laying out plans for delivering emergency aid, but many Haitians are denouncing the lack of government response to the crisis.The streets...
Haiti Earthquake: Hymns and Hope on a Sunday
From impromptu services held in streets outside damaged houses of worship to the hymns that can be heard resonating throughout the city, Haitians have come out on Sunday seeking strength as they look to recover and reconstruct everything that they have...
In Haiti Earthquake Response, Bush Distances Himself from Cheney
Former Vice President Dick Cheney has been the Obama administration's chief critic, often fueling talk show hosts like Rush Limbaugh. But by agreeing to help President Obama raise money for victims of the Haiti earthquake, George W. Bush is playing by...
Mississippi Delta Earthquake: America's Haiti Waiting to Happen?
Scientists predict a Haiti-magnitude earthquake along the New Madrid fault during the next 50 years. The fault runs under the Mississippi Delta, one of the poorest parts of the US.One of the strongest series of earthquakes ever to hit the United States...
Obama in Boston: Was It Enough to Turn Senate Race for Coakley?
President Obama brought the energy from his 2008 campaign to Boston Sunday in a rally for Democrat Martha Coakley. She's locked in a tight race with Scott Brown to succeed the late Ted Kennedy in the US Senate.With only two days left in the race for...
Ukraine Vote: Yanukovich Wins First Round in Shift Back toward Russia
Exit polls show that Ukrainian voters have dealt a stinging rebuke to the Orange Revolution's main hero, the incumbent Viktor Yushchenko, who is seen as failing to deliver on promises to fight corruptio or revive Ukraine's economy.Amid snowstorms and...