How “20 Minutes” covered the death of Elisabeth II?

How do you cover a historical, planetary event, such as the death of Queen Elizabeth II of England? What choice of subjects when one is “special correspondent” in London, like thousands of journalists from all over the world? What work, what editorial choices when you find yourself alone with your computer, your mobile phone, a camera, and the ambition to “bring back information”? Who to interview, and what to say? What balance between the facts and the personal appreciation of an exceptional situation, with titanic media coverage?

Special correspondent, behind the scenes

On the occasion of the coronation of King Charles III on Saturday, we return to our podcast ” Wait a minute ! on the cover of 20 minutes of the death of Elizabeth II. How did our media cover the death of this exceptionally long-lived monarch, the tributes and the celebrations?

Listen in this episode Anissa Boumediene, Suzana Nevenkic and Camille Poher, the special correspondents of 20 minutes in London between September 8 and 20, 2022. They tell the backstage of their coverage of this event, the difficulties and the doubts, but also their successes to retransmit to you reports, verified information. From the haste of a departure, to the “steps aside” in the choice of subjects, characteristics of our media, you will know more in this episode. Good listening !

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