Check out this interesting factoid:
The online edition records 4 million unique site visits per month, while the print edition, published five days a week, has about 70,000 subscribers.
Just 70,000 print subscribers! That’s really surprising. I knew the CSM was a small paper, but I didn’t think it was that small.
The Globe article says the church subsidizes the newspaper to the tune of about $20-million a year.
Here’s a page explaining the paper’s origin and purpose, from csmonitor.com.
And here’s a rather compelling statement regarding “The Monitor Difference.”
In related news, doesn’t “Donovan Slack” sound like the name of a character from a Harry Potter book? What a great byline.