The truth about the Royals' "deal" with the press | Royal Insight

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Published on 27 Nov 2021, 14:15
Prince Harry and William's relationship with the press has been put under the spotlight once again after the first episode of the BBC documentary The Princes and the Press aired.

The two-part film explores how “the deal” between press and Palace works, and asks the question what happens if one side doesn’t keep their side of the bargain.

But the reality of this "deal" is far more nuanced, according to The Telegraph's Associate Editor and veteran Royal commentator Camilla Tominey.

"The deal goes wrong when Royals think that they can turn off the tap of publicity when it starts to get critical and negative", Camilla Tominey said in the latest episode of the Royal Insight video series.

To see the full analysis of the "deal", watch the video above.

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