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 March 18, 2012

After Qaddafi, Libya's East Tires of Tripoli Too
Oil-rich eastern Libya is looking for greater autonomy after playing a major role in deposing Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi.When the western city of Misurata came under siege during Libya's revolution last year, Adnan al-Baghathi grieved for his countrymen....
East Germans Unite: Joachim Gauck Elected President
Both Germany's new President Joachim Gauck and Chancellor Angela Merkel hail from the former communist East Germany, marking a turning point in the country's reintegration efforts.When members of the federal assembly in Berlin cast their votes today,...
Egypt's Coptic Christians Mourn Pope, Mull More Activist Future
Pope Shenouda III, the leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church, died Saturday. His successor will help shape the role Christians will play in the new Egypt.The leader of Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church died Saturday, leaving the largest Christian congregation...
How Video Games Help War Vets
'Serious video games' are now used for everything from educating about Somalian piracy, to explaining childbirth, to helping soldiers cope with the trauma of war.He comes into a training room at the Washington, D.C., VA Medical Center, a skinny kid with...
North Korea Vows Satellite Launch, with Rocket That Could Reach Hawaii
North Korea says it wants to peacefully use space. Analysts say the regime wants to test a missile that could deliver a nuclear warhead to the US.North Korea vowed today to launch a satellite from a long-range missile despite the protests of what it...
Obama's Reelection Campaign Moves into High Gear
Like all first-term presidents, Barack Obama has been running for reelection since the day he took office. But recent days have seen a flurry of activity, including the unleashing of Vice President Joe Biden.It's official. President Obama has launched...
Sgt. Robert Bales: Defense Team Begins Building Case on PTSD
In the killing of 16 Afghan villagers, Staff Sgt. Robert Bales' defense team may build their case on post traumatic stress disorder. Though PTSD can be connected to aberrant and violent behavior, it's a hard case to make in court.As Army Staff Sergeant...
Video Game Nation: Why So Many Play
A journey through the world of video games, which 183 million Americans play - 25 percent over age 50. What's behind the fascination?We see it.Gliding through the sky, long neck undulating, great, ridged wings beating, the dragon looks ... beautiful....
Why Are Used Cars So Expensive?
Late-model used cars are in short supply, jacking up the price. Some cars, like the Mazda CX-9 Touring SUV, are cheaper new than used.The scrap of paper went back and forth across a faux-wood desk, accumulating numbers. The customer poked his calculator,...

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