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The Princes and the Press

Season 1
The relationship between the British royal family and the media has evolved and changed in recent years. The younger generation of royals, including Princes Harry and William, have had to face far deeper scrutiny and sometimes even underhand means to obtain information about their private lives. The BBC’s Amol Rajan looks at this changing association between the royals and the media.
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  1. S1 E1 - The New Generation
    November 21, 2021
    Get the inside scoop on how the relationship between the British Royal Family and the press has changed dramatically in recent years. Unlike older members of the family such as The Queen, the younger royals like the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex face far greater scrutiny. But does the press ever go too far or is this intrusion justified?
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  2. S1 E2 - Sussexit
    November 21, 2021
    Get the inside story of the British Royal Family's relationship with the press in this fascinating documentary on BBC Select. The age of social media has altered the way that the monarchy is reported. Taboo subjects are now discussed and sleaze and scandal are gleefully revealed. How do the likes of Meghan Markle cope with this kind of scrutiny and what does the future hold for the Royal Family?
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