Video News B-Roll Satellite Transmission: Bono and Bob Geldof Guest-Editors
at The Globe and Mail

TORONTO, May 9 /CNW/ -

    TITLE:         Bono and Bob Geldof Guest-Editors at The Globe and Mail

    DATE OF FEED:  Monday, May 10, 2010

    TIME OF FEED:  7:00 - 7:30am ET Continuous Loop

    COORDINATES:   Anik F2 C
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                   Audio subcarrier 6.2 and 6.8
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    Story Summary:

In a first for the newspaper, the Monday, May 10th, edition of The Globe and Mail will be 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 ( 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.

Monday'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

The Globe and Mail, Canada's national newspaper, is a division of CTVglobemedia, a dynamic multi-media company, which also owns CTV Inc., Canada's number-one private broadcaster.

SOURCE Globe and Mail

For further information: For further information: Jill Anzarut, Environics Communications, (416) 969-2708; Technical contact number - satellite feed: Maria Kelenc, Creative Post Inc., (416) 358-6203

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