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The royals put Obama’s PR blitz to shame

14th May, 2011

Recent events suggest that the British royals could well offer media management lessons to US president Barack Obama.

As news of the demise of Osama bin Laden flooded TV screens, newspapers and magazines, what should have been a coup was quickly turning into a PR disaster. Meanwhile, on the other side of the Atlantic, the royal family was basking in the glory of a flawless, perfectly executed public relations operation at the wedding of Prince...

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