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 17, 2011

Carmageddon in Los Angeles: So What Was the Big Deal Anyway?
Carmageddon - warnings about traffic mayhem when Los Angeles had to close I-405 for a weekend - turns out to have been not such a big deal. Most Angelenos just stayed home.Carmageddon - those warnings about traffic mayhem when Los Angeles had to close...
Casey Anthony Free, but in Another Kind of Prison
Will Casey Anthony's notoriety over the death of her two-year- old daughter Caylee bring some measure of wealth and security, or will it, instead, condemn her to a different kind of prison?Casey Anthony, the Florida mother acquitted of killing her two-...
Debt Ceiling Crisis: Another Day without Resolution as the Clock Ticks
The political dance over the US debt ceiling crisis continued Sunday with the possibility that top lawmakers could be summoned to the White House, although no meeting had been scheduled.The political dance over the US debt ceiling crisis and federal...
With Hugo Chavez in Cuba for Chemotherapy, Who's Running Venezuela?
Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez has for the first time agreed to delegate some power to Vice President Elias Jaua while he is treated in Cuba, but analysts warn of a looming power struggle.Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez touched down last night at...
Women's World Cup Final: A Proud Japan Braces for Big Match vs. USA
Fans across Japan hope that the women's national team will lift the country's morale with a victory of the US team in the Women's World Cup final today.Japan is gearing up for its first Women's World Cup final as the national team gets ready to face...
Women's World Cup Final: Can US Cope with Japan's Passing Carousel?
For the US, the Women's World Cup final Sunday could be similar to the last two matches. Like Brazil and France, Japan could put the US on the back foot. But the US has Abby Wambach.Stop us when this begins sounding familiar. The United States women's...
World Cup Final: A Stunning Win for Japan, a New World for Women's Soccer
Japan beat the US in penalty kicks after the Women's World Cup final ended 2-2. The US dominated much of the game, but Japan's resiliency led it to the historic victory.There is a question that almost every soccer coach answers after almost every game,...