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 July 16, 2011

An Enduring, and Emotional, Allure
Gold is attractive to wear and look at, but even more attractive to own as a commodity these days.Why all the fuss about gold?That might sum up your attitude about the soft metal if your encounters with it are pretty much limited to your wedding band,...
Carmageddon Hits Los Angeles: Five Ways to Cope
"Carmageddon" is upon us! The 53-hour shutdown of a 10-mile segment of the 405 freeway, Los Angeles's busiest traffic corridor, began at 7 p.m., Friday evening. For months, bulb-lit billboards have warned the city of severe traffic delays, while newspapers...
From Gold Rush to Gold Standard: History's Filigree
A timeline of the precious metal's effects on the world - from gold rush to gold standard.- 5500-2500 BC Gold is first discovered in the later part of the Stone Age, probably in Mesopotamia.- 3000 BC Gold rings are used for payments in Egypt.- 650 BC...
Rupert Murdoch Phone-Hacking Scandal: US Connections Grow
In London Saturday, Rupert Murdoch issued full-page apologies for the phone-hacking scandal that has hit his media empire. Critics say his free-wheeling and politically conservative approach may have affected US journalism as well.Media mogul Rupert...
The Price of Gold: As Influential as a Global Power
The record price of gold and the universal obsession with the sparkling metal make it a parallel global power.Lee Mace knelt on a sun-dappled riverbank in the heart of California's mother lode. For two hours, he'd been taking turns with his wife and...
US Gun-Tracing Program in Mexican Drug War Comes under Congressional Fire
Allegations that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives allowed US arms to flow to Mexican cartels are now facing congressional scrutiny, including questions about whether that may have contributed to the deaths of a US law enforcement...