How did The Christian Science Monitor’s reporting on social service initiatives in the 1910s represent the values and style of journalism it practices today? Monitor editor Mark Sappenfield found himself surprised at some of the similarities. He joins us to share his response to our recent episode “The Christian Science Monitor, social work, and Boston’s settlement houses.”
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Mark Sappenfield is Editor at The Christian Science Monitor. Prior to taking the position, he was the Monitor‘s National News Editor for three years, and Deputy National News Editor for five. In his previous posts he reported from South Asia, including Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India, as well as the Pentagon, California’s Bay Area, and Boston. He has also covered seven Olympic winter and summer games. Sappenfield began his career at the Monitor in 1996. He received his degree in journalism from Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.