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2012-01-22 05:00:00

Researchers of all types can access paper's authoritative content digitally and through microfilm Ann Arbor, Mich. (PRWEB) January 22, 2012 From its inception in 1908, The Christian Science Monitor has delivered comprehensive and meaningful coverage of global issues in a uniquely independent voice. With the long-standing agreement between the venerable news organization and ProQuest just extended through 2013, researchers of all types can continue to confidently support their work with...

2009-03-16 16:28:58

A U.S. media think-tank said newspaper companies need to beat the bushes for new ideas for revenue in a recession in which the Internet is grabbing readers. The Project for Excellence in Journalism said in a report Monday that no one source is a likely magic bullet that will pull newspapers from its doldrums, The Christian Science Monitor reported Monday. In the last year, the business model has deteriorated so quickly it's now 'man the battleships,' Mark Jurkowitz, the project's associate...

2006-04-03 16:44:21

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - American journalist Jill Carroll on Monday paid an emotional visit to her paper's newsroom and her editor said the U.S. government played a key role in freeing the writer after 82 days as a hostage in Iraq. On her first full day back in the United States, the 28-year old Christian Science Monitor journalist surprised her colleagues when she dropped by the office. "Jill's voice broke as she told the staff how she had been overwhelmed by how...

2006-04-02 13:15:25

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - Jill Carroll, the American journalist held captive in Iraq for 82 days, returned home to the United States on Sunday for a reunion with family whose emotional appeals rallied a global campaign for her freedom. Carroll, who described her captivity as a horrific ordeal in a cave-like room sealed off from the world, flew into Boston aboard a packed commercial jet from Germany. She was whisked from the airport out of sight of waiting journalists to a...

2006-04-02 15:14:36

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - Jill Carroll, the American journalist held captive in Iraq for 82 days, returned home to the United States on Sunday for a reunion with family whose emotional appeals rallied a global campaign for her freedom. Carroll, who had described her captivity as a horrific ordeal in a cave-like room sealed off from the world, gave long hugs to her sister and parents after arriving in Boston on a packed commercial jet from Germany. "I finally feel like I am...

2006-03-31 17:34:21

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - Freed American journalist Jill Carroll will return from Baghdad in a few days, her newspaper said on Friday, as details emerged of her 82-day captivity in a cave-like room sealed off from the world by Islamic militants who threatened to kill her if she cooperated with Americans. The Christian Science Monitor, where the 28-year-old worked as a freelancer when she was kidnapped on January 7, said Carroll was warned that she may be killed if she talked...

2006-03-30 13:50:31

By Luis Andres Henao BOSTON (Reuters) - The family of kidnapped American reporter Jill Carroll was elated by her release on Thursday after nearly three months of captivity in Iraq and voiced hopes that other hostages would be freed soon. "It was quite a wake-up call," Carroll's father, Jim, told CNN in recounting a 6 a.m. phone call from his freed daughter to his North Carolina home. "She's in good health and mentally strong. We had a fantastic conversation," her father said....

2006-03-30 11:52:59

By Luis Andres Henao BOSTON (Reuters) - The family of kidnapped American reporter Jill Carroll said it was elated by her release on Thursday after nearly three months of captivity in Iraq and expressed solidarity with the families of other hostages. "Our hearts are full. We are elated by Jill's safe release," family members said in a statement read by editor Richard Bergenheim of The Christian Science Monitor, her employer. "Our thoughts are with the families of others still being...

2006-03-30 10:57:27

Please read byline as ...Luis Andres Henao... instead of ...Luis Hena. BOSTON (Reuters) - The family of kidnapped American reporter Jill Carroll said it was elated by her release on Thursday after nearly three months of captivity in Iraq and expressed solidarity with the families of other hostages. "Our hearts are full. We are elated by Jill's safe release," family members said in a statement read by editor Richard Bergenheim of The Christian Science Monitor, her employer. "Our...

2006-03-30 11:02:01

BOSTON (Reuters) - The family of kidnapped American reporter Jill Carroll said it was elated by her release on Thursday after nearly three months of captivity in Iraq and expressed solidarity with the families of other hostages. "Our hearts are full. We are elated by Jill's safe release," family members said in a statement read by editor Richard Bergenheim of The Christian Science Monitor, her employer. "Our thoughts are with the families of others still being held hostage in Iraq...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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