TORONTO, May 10 /CNW/ -
TITLE: Bono and Bob Geldof Guest-Editors at The Globe and Mail
DATE OF FEED: TODAY - Monday, May 10, 2010
TIME OF FEED: 7:00 - 7:30am ET Continuous Loop
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In a first for the newspaper, today's Globe and Mail, Monday, May 10th, has been guest-edited by anti-poverty activists Bono and Bob Geldof to produce a special issue focused on the future of Africa.
The Globe is collaborating with Bono, Geldof, and their organization ONE (www.one.org) to explore issues related to Africa and how they impact Canadians. This is the first time The Globe has invited guest-editors into the news room, and the first time Bono and Geldof have guest-edited a North American newspaper.
Today's special issue of The Globe features content and commentary from African political leaders, business owners and grassroots activists; it also includes contributions from other well-known international political leaders and advocates, including US President Obama, Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, UN Secretary- General Ban Ki Moon and Kofi Annan.
B-Roll Visuals Include:
- Bono and Bob Geldof guest-editing the newspaper
- Visuals of Bono and Geldof in The Globe and Mail newsroom
- Editorial meetings to review newspaper layout
- Interview with:
- John Stackhouse, Editor-in-Chief, The Globe and Mail
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SOURCE Globe and Mail
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