Posted by: Tony Carson | 17 September, 2007

Do you work for Blackwater USA?

The BBC has the story about Blackwater USA getting the boot from Iraq after “it was involved in a gunfight in which at least eight civilians died.” A further 13 were wounded. The story is here: Iraq shootout firm loses licence.

Interestingly, the BBC, which has the most sophisticated online presence of all major media, and is often the most credible, follows the story, as it does so often, with an appeal:

Do you work for Blackwater USA in Iraq or depend on Blackwater personnel for your security? Send us your comments using the form below. Please include a telephone number if you don’t mind us contacting you.

Talk about interactivity: here’s the news and, oh, if you’re in it, fill-in our handy ‘I was there’ form and wait by your phone.

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