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 30, 2013

After Protests, What Egypt Can Learn from Mandela
Mass protests in Egypt on Sunday showed a society still sharply split over the future of its young democracy - and one badly in need of a lesson from the most famous advocate of democracy on the African continent.Of Nelson Mandela's many contributions,...
Egypt Braces for a Decisive Showdown in the Streets
Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians poured into the streets in the capital and around the country to call on their first freely elected president to resign, in a move that many on both sides of the stark political divide feel could be decisive for Egypt's...
Gay Pride 2013: Supreme Court Gives Extra Reason to Celebrate
Gay Pride festivities have been in the works around the world for months. But those taking part in this weekend's parades and other activities in the United States have extra reason to celebrate, thanks to the US Supreme Court.As it ended its 2013 term,...
In Africa, Obama Steps into Frontpage Moment That's Not His Own
As he stood in Nelson Mandela's former prison cell on South Africa's Robben Island yesterday, President Barack Obama could be forgiven for feeling his message was being drowned out by echoes of the past. Visiting the continent for his first substantive...
Italo Calvino: Letters, 1941-1985
By Adam Kirsch for Barnes and Noble Review. On any list of writers who should have won the Nobel Prize but didn't, Italo Calvino would have to figure near the top, along with Nabokov and Borges. Calvino, who was born in 1923 and died in 1985, became...
Latest Twist in Edward Snowden Saga: NSA Bugged the European Union and UN
The saga of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden took several more twists over the weekend as new revelations about US electronic snooping emerged.The German magazine Der Spiegel reported Saturday that the NSA had bugged European Union offices...
Obama Pledges to Help Double Electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa
President Barack Obama is to launch a $7 billion US-funded program to double access to electricity for people in sub-Saharan Africa, the first new big bucks initiative of his tour of the continent. The Power Africa plan is expected to be announced during...
Protesters Attack Muslim Brotherhood Headquarters in Egypt
A small crowd attacked the headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo this evening as elsewhere in the capital large crowds called peacefully for President Mohamed Morsi, a former Brotherhood leader, to step down.A crowd made up largely of young...
Still Hot! Western Heat Wave Takes Its Toll
As expected, the heat wave ranging from southern Arizona west and north to Sacramento, Boise, and Seattle has first responders working overtime, water slides and public swimming pools crowded, and zookeepers hosing down the elephants and feeding frozen...
The Bike Boom
Wearing a black Jil Sander skirt matched with an elegant Velvet T- shirt, Lucy Wallace Eustice is pedaling her bike to work on a day as clear as Baccarat crystal. Her four-mile journey takes her along a bicycle path, one of the nation's busiest, that...
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