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The Royal Central Podcast: do monarchies need to modernise more?


By TICAD7 Photographs - The Tea Reception at the Imperial Palace, CC0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=81738678

On this week’s Royal Central podcast, Deputy Editor Brittani Barger argues in favour of modernising monarchies as she gives her take on the enthronement ceremonies of Emperor Naruhito in Japan. And Assistant Editor, Moniek Bloks, and Desk Editor, Lydia Starbuck, discuss how ruling houses can refresh their images. Plus – do you think it’s time to drop the curtsies?

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Lydia is a writer, blogger and journalist. She's worked in the media for over twenty years as a broadcast reporter, producer and editor as well as feature and online writer. As well as royals and royal history, she's a news junkie and podcaster.