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 May 19, 2013

How a Toilet Paper Shortage May Temper Chavismo in Venezuela
In Venezuela, Hugo Chavez's successor seems to be turning toward big business for help in ending rampant scarcities of basic consumer goods and an almost 30 percent annual inflation rate. Newly elected President Nicolas Maduro invited Lorenzo Mendoza, the...
In Israel, a Modern Wall Is Halted by Ancient Terraces
After scarring the ancient landscapes of Jerusalem and Bethlehem in the name of security, Israel's separation barrier had been slated to carve through this Palestinian village's 2,500-year old farm terraces and aqueducts.But for the first time in years,...
Obama to Detail Terrorism Policy Including Drone Attacks and Guantanamo Bay Prison
In what's being billed by the White House as a major national security speech, President Obama this week will explain his policies dealing with counterterrorism, the use of drone aircraft, Al Qaeda, and the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba."He...
Pavlof Volcano Ash Cloud Shows Alaska's Threat to Air Travel
For the second time in a month, a volcano in Alaska's remote Aleutian chain has erupted, spotlighting America's most active portion of the Ring of Fire.In early May, Cleveland Volcano saw three quick explosions - part of a pattern of increased activity...
South Korea: The Little Dynamo That Sneaked Up on the World
For months the young emperor to the north has been threatening to turn this thriving metropolis into a "sea of fire." But it's not easy to ruffle the jaunty vibe of 75-year-old Kim Chong-shik as he strolls among young couples and shoppers along the boutiques...
The Good News - and the Bad News - for Obama in Scandal-Tinged Polls
Given the battering President Obama took this past week on a trio of political scandals, any public opinion survey results that aren't dreadful probably are viewed with some relief at the White House.That may be the clearest message from a CNN/ORC poll...
Why IRS Investigation Is Already Obama's Watergate - and Benghazi, Too
Will Benghazi become President Obama's Watergate? Or perhaps the IRS scandal?In a sense, they already have.Watergate, of course, has become political parlance for any scandal that takes down a president. But it was also something that has become much...
Will Pinterest Ruin Your Wedding?
There are certain things no one tells you when you start planning a wedding.No one mentions that much of the process - booking vendor appointments, e-mailing color swatches, creating complex Excel spreadsheets of guest lists, sending out piles of mail...
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