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 23, 2010

Blagojevich Trial Delay Could Hamper Rahm Emanuel's Run for Chicago Mayor
There are already signs that former governor Rod Blagojevich's corruption trial will play a role in the Chicago mayor's race. Rahm Emanuel's opponents in the race say he needs to divulge more about his dealings with Blagojevich.The retrial of embattled...
Controversial CEO Randy Michaels Leaves Troubled Tribune Company
The departure of Tribune Company CEO Randy Michaels was cheered by journalists who said his outlandish behavior and lack of credentials diminished the credibility of the Chicago Tribune.The Tribune Company accepted the resignation of its chief executive...
Food Safety: From Mexican Farm, to Costco, to Your Plate
American concerns about food safety in imports have created a whole new ethic among Mexican farmers eager to sell in the US.The tour at the sprawling Aguilares Ranch is about to begin. Hair pulled back. Check. Watches and bracelets off. Check. The employers...
Food Safety: How to Keep Our Global Menu off the Recall List
As the food recall list grows and food imports flood into the US, it may be time to revamp America's 70-year-old laws on food safety.It used to be that filling America's dinner plate was largely a domestic affair. Eggs came from nearby farms. The peanuts...
Food Safety: 'Made in China' Attracts the Long Arm of the FDA
With only two inspectors in China, the FDA has little food- safety enforcement power but definite influence on food made in China for import to the US.Food producers are rarely thrilled to hear that US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspectors have...
Iraq's Maliki Says Wikileaks Documents Could Be Used in Court
But ordinary Iraqis didn't seem to immediately grasp that the 400,000 Wikileaks documents could provide details on the deaths of thousands of people.The trove of leaked secret US military documents filtered its way through top levels in Iraq on Saturday,...
Key to Texas Rangers Victory: Home-Grown Talent
The Texas Rangers excel in identifying potential players, then preparing them for the Big Leagues. Home-grown talent will be on display when they go to the World Series for the first time.In 2008, the Texas Rangers drafted Justin Smoak, a young first...
To Improve Recycling, Will Chicago Turn to Privatization?
Mayor Daley has proposed the idea of privatization, after Chicago's own 'blue bag' recycling program flopped. But the next mayor may be the one to decide.In his six terms in office, Mayor Richard M. Daley planted trees on parkways and flowers on traffic...
WikiLeaks Defends Its Release of Classified Documents on Iraq War
WikiLeaks released nearly 400,000 classified reports detailing more than 100,000 deaths in the Iraq War, some 60 percent of which were of civilians. WikiLeaks also intends to release thousands more documents on the war in Afghanistan.WikiLeaks - the...

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