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 October 2, 2011

Egypt's Military Rulers Back Down on Election Law, but Concerns Persist
After thousands took to the streets of Cairo on Friday, Egypt's interim military council agreed to some electoral reforms. But the move has failed to allay concerns over how long the military will remain in power.Under fierce pressure from a range of...
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Karzai to End Taliban Peace Talks, Focus on Pakistan Ties
But will the Afghan president's new drive to negotiate more with Pakistan achieve better results than the Taliban peace talks?In a move that will likely bring a dramatic shift to the direction of peace talks in Afghanistan, President Hamid Karzai has...
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Occupy Wall Street Protest 'About People Claiming Some Autonomy'
The purpose and future of the "Occupy Wall Street" movement is as vast as the thousands who have gathered there. After 700 arrests Saturday on the Brooklyn Bridge, Sunday was quiet as protesters planned their next big march Wednesday.As the "Occupy Wall...
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US Supreme Court Opens, Likely to Wade into Health Care Debate
It seems inevitable that the US Supreme Court will agree to hear the legal challenge to President Obama's health care reform law, the Affordable Care Act. As the court opens Monday, gun laws, immigration, racial preferences, and separation of church...
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