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RR Donnelley and EDGAR Online Launch


First Web Site to Allow Public Analysis of XBRL-Tagged Financial Reports of Over 12,000 US Companies

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 27, 2008--R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (NYSE: RRD) and EDGAR Online®, Inc. (NASDAQ: EDGR) announced today that they have collaborated to launch, the world's first public Web site that allows access to view and analyze complete XBRL-tagged financial statements for over 12,000 publicly-traded corporations.

XBRL, the eXtensible Business Reporting Language, is the global open standard for preparing, distributing and analyzing financial statement data and is expected to be mandated as the filing format of the Securities and Exchange Commission in the near-term.

Tom Juhase, President of RR Donnelley's Financial Services group said, "Open access to financial statements tagged in XBRL allows corporate finance teams to build practical knowledge about this important technology. As an early adopter and the leading XBRL filing provider for companies participating in the SEC Voluntary Program we provide a cost-effective, full service approach to XBRL translation." benefits anyone interested in learning about XBRL as applied to real-world financial statements. Corporate finance professionals exploring filing in XBRL with the SEC can educate themselves about the XBRL tagging process and view their own historical financial information in XBRL format. Investors and analysts can experience firsthand how XBRL reduces the complexity and costs associated with analyzing performance data.

"Our goal has been to deliver solutions that do not require technical expertise or excessive time commitments by corporations wishing to take part in the SEC Voluntary Program or to familiarize themselves with XBRL," said Philip Moyer, President and CEO of EDGAR Online, Inc. "EDGAR Online has already created the world's only repository of XBRL formatted data for all 12,000 U.S. filing companies. We are providing open access to our vast XBRL database through a solution that enables corporations to begin filing XBRL content with the SEC in as little as a few hours."

RR Donnelley and EDGAR Online have collaborated to deliver XBRL filing solutions to corporations since 2005.

About RR Donnelley
RR Donnelley is the world's premier full-service provider of print and related services, including business process outsourcing. Founded more than 140 years ago, the company provides solutions in commercial printing, direct mail, financial printing, print fulfillment, labels, forms, logistics, call centers, transactional print-and-mail, print management, online services, digital photography, color services, and content and database management to customers in the publishing, healthcare, advertising, retail, technology, financial services and many other industries. The largest companies in the world and others rely on RR Donnelley's scale, scope and insight through a comprehensive range of online tools, variable printing services and market-specific solutions. For more information, visit the company's web site at

About EDGAR® Online, Inc.
EDGAR® Online, Inc. (NASDAQ: EDGR),, is a leading provider of value-added business and financial information on global companies to financial, corporate and advisory professionals. The company makes its information and a variety of analysis tools available via online subscriptions and licensing agreements to a large user base.

About XBRL
XBRL is a standards-based method with which users can prepare, publish (in a variety of formats), exchange and analyze financial statements and the information they contain. XBRL complements XML, which is the universal format for data on the Web that uses tags (identifiers) to describe and deliver data from an application. XBRL allows accountants and other financial professionals and regulatory organizations to identify -- by a tag -- items unique to business information, such as financial statements.

Use of Forward-Looking Statements
This news release may contain "forward-looking statements" as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements and any such forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by reference to the following cautionary statements. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this news release and are based on current expectations and involve a number of assumptions, risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking statements. Readers are strongly encouraged to read the full cautionary statements contained in RR Donnelley's and EDGAR Online's filings with the SEC. RR Donnelley and EDGAR Online respectively disclaim any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.

RR Donnelley Investor Contact:
Dan Leib
Senior Vice President, Treasurer
RR Donnelley Media Contact:
Doug Fitzgerald
Executive Vice President

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