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 25, 2010

Activists Frustrated at Obama's Environmental Record
Environmental activists were delighted to have Barack Obama replace George W. Bush as president. But greens are increasingly unhappy with Obama's record - especially on climate change.When Barack Obama took over the White House from George W. Bush, environmental...
Bomb Wounds Nine in Wake of Thailand Election
A bomb at a bus stop in Bangkok wounded nine Sunday, shortly after polls closed in the Thailand election in which former deputy city mayor Panich Vikitsareth beat off a challenge from a jailed opposition leader.Thailand's ruling party declared a comfortable...
Classic Review: The Bean Trees
Barbara Kingsolver gives readers a character to believe in and laugh with and admire.[This review from the Monitor's archives originally ran on April22, 1988.] The Bean Trees, a refreshingly perceptive first novel,celebrates a young woman's coming of...
Contador's Tour De France Win Caps off Banner Summer of Sports for Spain
Alberto Contador's Tour de France win - with only a 39-second lead over rival Andy Schleck, who finished second - is the latest triumph in an amazing summer of sports for Spain.It's another day of celebration for Spain after Alberto Contador wrapped...
North Korea's Threats over US-South Korea War Games: Another Bluff?
US-South Korea war games got under way in the Sea of Japan today as a flotilla of 20 US and South Korean ships conducted the first of four days of military exercises as North Korea threatened nuclear deterrence.A flotilla of 20 American and South Korean...
Where Is Obama's 'Teachable Moment' on Race?
President Obama has not dwelt on race - his own or the history of racism in America. And for all the talk about 'teachable moments,' he has not encouraged a deep national discussion of the issue.The Rev. Jeremiah Wright. Henry Louis Gates Jr. Shirley...