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 September 9, 2012

529 Saving Plans: No Longer Cool?
This fall, the Haubners send two kids off to college and won't go broke. To pay the freight, they will use funds from the two 529 college savings plans they'd created years ago, as well as other savings and portions of their salaries.But the biggest...
Human Trafficking: A Misunderstood Global Scourge
During a diplomatic visit to Calcutta, India, in May, US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton stopped at a shelter for young women and girls. It was not an ordinary shelter, but one with a specific mission a mission Ms. Clinton wanted reporters...
India and Pakistan Sign Landmark Visa Deal
Pakistan and India signed a landmark new visa pact Saturday making it easier for their citizens to visit each other and sending a signal of warming relations between the nuclear-armed rivals.India and Pakistan have fought four wars since their independence...
In Pakistan, Girl Freed but Blasphemy Debate Still Stuck
Pakistan released from jail a Christian girl accused of burning Muslim religious texts and flew her to an undisclosed location by government helicopter. Due to the security concerns surrounding her and the family, the girl is being kept in governments...
Katie Couric: Can the Former TV Newscaster Make It as a Talk Show Host?
Katie Courics new afternoon talk show debuts Monday as pundits and public ask the burning question: Since she was too chatty for evening news, will she be too newsy for afternoon chat?Her first week of guests include Jessica Simpson, who will talk about...
Mitt Romney: 'My Heritage and My Faith Have Made Me the Person I Am'
In the minds of many voters, two things about Mitt and Ann Romney have set them apart from most Americans: their wealth and their Mormon faith.Both issues personal and in some ways deeply private have seemed at least a distraction from their main campaign...
Obama Slips Ahead of Romney in Key Polls. More Than a Bounce? (+Video)
He may have taken a political and psychological whack from Fridays dismal employment numbers and the less-than-rave reviews for his convention speech, but President Obama is increasing his advantage over Mitt Romney in the presidential race.Obama is...
Paralympics Set to Leave Lasting Impression on London (+Video)
The Paralympic Games officially come to a close in London Sunday night, and its already clear that the event has had a profound and perhaps lasting impact on both the city and its residents.The Paralympics have captured our hearts and minds, London...
Putin on the Birds: 'Only the Weak Ones Didn't Follow' Me
This year's Russian-hosted summit of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) wrapped up in Vladivostok Sunday, with leaders of the 21-member Pacific Rim group which accounts for 40 percent of the world's trade pledging to promote freer regional...