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Protocol and pageantry: Reporting the death of the queen

From: The Listening Post

The queen’s death sets in motion a massive media operation – but is it reflecting public sentiment, or shaping it? Plus, TikTok enters Latin American politics.

In death, as in life, British Queen Elizabeth II is at the centre of a media spectacle – but not all outlets, especially those outside the United Kingdom, have maintained a tone of reverence, with many confronting thorny issues from the monarchy’s past.

Contributors:
Mic Wright – Media critic
Maya Jasanoff – Professor of History, Harvard University
Laura Clancy – Author, Running the Family Firm, and lecturer in Media, Lancaster University
Tim Ewart – Royal commentator, and former royal editor, ITV News

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