Diana and the tabloids
It was not a one-sided relationship. This article in the British magazine The Spectator details how Princess Diana moulded her image through favored media confidants.

Polishing Their Image It was the royal family who first invited in the cameras, and in this article historian Ben Pimlott tracks the relationship between the press and the Palace - from postwar deference to today's free-for-all.

The Fate of Princess Margaret, the Diana of her Day Here's a glimpse of the parallels and contrasts, thirty years ago, when another glamorous princess in the royal family became engulfed in scandals, the paparazzi and a royal divorce.

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