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 26, 2010

Americans Remain Wary of Islam
Americans are conflicted over Islam as the FBI investigates a growing list of anti-Islamic incidents. Still, Muslims and their mosques are being welcomed in some communities.For now, at least, the "ground zero mosque" in New York and threats to burn...
As Israel Settlement Freeze Ends, One-Year Peace Plan Begins
Israel's 10-month settlement freeze ends today, and the clock starts ticking on a Sept. 2011 deadline for a comprehensive peace agreement.If negotiators can overcome today's deadline to resolve a dispute on Israeli settlement expansion and keep peace...
Barbara Boxer, Jerry Brown Lead in New California Poll
Barbara Boxer leads Carly Fiorina and Jerry Brown is ahead of Meg Whitman in a new USC College/Los Angeles Times Poll. But Republicans are more enthusiastic about voting.California Democrats are taking heart from a new poll showing Jerry Brown leading...
Classic Review: Paul Newman: A Life
An enduring portrait of one of America's most beloved actors.[This review from the Monitor's archives originally ran on May 16,2009]. I approached Paul Newman: A Life with trepidation. Prior tonow, my enduring impression of the actor had been from a...
Israeli Settlers Rev Bulldozers as Settlement Freeze Nears End
Just hours before the expiration of Israel's 10-month settlement freeze, Jewish settlers vow to renew building with symbolic celebrations in the West Bank.With Israel and Palestinian negotiators deadlocked over settlement expansion just hours before...
Venezuela Election: Hugo Chavez's Largest Challenge Yet
A united opposition in Sunday's Venezuela election could gain seats in the legislature and limit President Hugo Chavez's power as citizens grow weary of poverty and crime.Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is facing his biggest electoral challenge in years...
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