Katie Couric's picture featured on billboards in Iraq

Iraq's electricity ministry has chosen an interesting face for its new public relations campaign.

Billboards with a photo of Katie Couric have popped up all around Baghdad.

The billboards advertise a daily television news bulletin about electricity that is produced by the government.

The public relations campaign aims to improve the ministry's image in a city where power outages are still a common occurrence.

But they did it without Couric's permission.

In a phone interview with the New York Times, Couric joked she's going to call her lawyer.

She told the Times she found it "bizarre and slightly amusing."

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