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The Christian Science Monitor—a prophetic voice

A seasoned journalist looks at the role of an international newspaper.

From the May 2001 issue of The Christian Science Journal


SOME YEARS AGO , when I began as The Christian Science Monitor's first resident correspondent in the people's Republic of China, I found myself thinking about Mary Baker Eddy's intent in establishing this international newspaper. I had worked for the Monitor in many countries, and wherever I went, I had always found a warm response to the paper, with most people characterizing it as "fair," "unbiased," and "informative.