CNN Apologizes To Guam, Will Air Free Commercials

02/19/2009 04:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Kevin Kerrigan Pacific News Center

Guam - CNN has agreed to provide free air time for commercials touting Guam as a tourist destination to make up for the networks mistake in airing footage of Yap last year and calling it Guam.

The Guam visitors bureau says the TV commercials promoting Guam as a world-class destination will begin airing on CNN and CNN International next week.

The commercial are being provided at no cost, after GVB complained to CNN about the erroneous report that aired on May 24, last year.

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