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Brits Banned from Telling Stories

Discussion in '2007 Archive' started by carpro, Apr 9, 2007.

  1. carpro

    carpro Well-Known Member
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    http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=070409175514.4f2b5srb&show_article=1

    British Defence Secretary bans troops selling stories
    Apr 9 01:55 PM US/Eastern

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    British Defence secretary announced Monday that military personnel have been banned from selling their stories to the media, after his department was heavily criticised for allowing 15 sailors held by Iran last month to accept payment for interviews.
     
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    I meant "S"elling stories.

    Maybe a moderator will fix. :eek:
     
  3. Bro. Curtis

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    AFAIC, they shouldn't be telling or selling.
     
  4. mcdirector

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    They sold their stories? What ever happened to just giving an interview?
     
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    ok, I amend my response. What ever happened to just keeping your mouth shut? ;)
     
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    It's a disgrace. They were there to do a job and being captured was an occupational hazard of that job. Whatever happened to the Official Secrets Act?
     
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    ==Oprah happened.
     
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