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 June 28, 1995

Bitter Fight Looms as British Tories Choose a Leader
WHETHER a split Conservative Party sustains its 15-year rule in Britain may be decided on July 4.On that day, the party will choose between the "conviction politics" of a loyal follower of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and the "pragmatism"...
Congress May Bite Hand That Feeds Members
THUMB through a Washington phone book and it's easy to see why Americans are suspicious of "special interests." Thousands of such groups, ranging from the Alliance for Justice to the Cement Kiln Recycling Association, maintain offices here. There's even...
Cost of Coolness Makes Hot Topic FREON TAB
THE price of staying cool this summer is making some people jalapeno hot.As consumers are quickly discovering in the first hazy days of summer, it is no longer cheap to give the old air conditioner a boost.Just ask Marvin Moskowitz. The Manhattan resident...
GOP Abortion Foes Draw Battle Lines on One Procedure
FOR the first time, Congress is moving to ban a particular abortion technique.Proponents of the bill say it would outlaw an especially heinous method, which they call a "partial-birth abortion," a procedure performed only in late abortions. Opponents...
Islamists Strike at Women in Algeria War
IF you are a woman in Algeria - especially a working woman - you're fair game for Islamic terrorists.Algeria is the only nation where Islamists target women. This is an unprecedented departure from the tenets of Islam, which say men must protect women.Tales...
The News in Brief
The USPresident Clinton and Vice President Gore led an all-day Pacific Rim economic conference in Portland, Ore. Clinton said he would stand firm on his vow to impose sanctions on Japanese luxury cars unless Japan adopts trade rules acceptable to "the...
World's Economic Structure Shifts Market Globalization Leaves Agenda Involving Capital Flows, Social Costs
HOW many economists does it take to screw in a light bulb? None. Open markets will do it for them.Harvard-trained economist Jeffrey Sachs has told this old war horse before but still laughs when he trots it out during a recent speech. As with all enduring...