Bono Edits The Independent

U2 frontman and human rights activist BONO will be guest-editing British newspaper The Independent for a day, in conjunction with his anti-AIDS campaign Red. The Irish megastar will unleash his talents on the publication on 16 May (06), in a bid to encourage the corporate world to join the battle against disease in Africa. Top-selling brands including Gap, Converse, American Express and Giorgio Armani have already signed up to back the initiative. The Independent's editor-in-chief SIMON KELNER says, "Bono has a unique insight into world affairs and, as guest editor, will produce a newspaper that, in the best tradition of The Independent, will be challenging, innovative and entertaining."


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I've ordered my copy already! Good on you, Bono! My hero! I bet you could teach some of these newspaper editors a thing or two!
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Patiently, cleverly, one step at a time, Bono is reaching into peoples' hearts and minds and making them actually THINK about something besides themselves...
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