Princess Diana had a clever trick to get journalists on her side after they wrote things she wasn’t happy about. Rather than getting her press office to call them and tell them off, she had a much more direct approach – and it worked a treat. If she ever read a story she believed was unfair or incorrect, she would reach out to the person who wrote it and invite them over to Kensington Palace for a cup of tea. Ingrid Seward, editor-in-chief of Majesty magazine, was one of the journalists to receive the invitation shortly before the princess’ tragic death in 1997. She went to her apartment and the two women enjoyed a “girly chat” Speaking to the Sun, she said: “Her way of dealing with “the enemy” was to invite them into her home, flatter them and make them your supporter. “Diana was one of the most media savvy women in the world and she knew no one would be able to resist one of her invitations. “She knew we would feel obliged to put her opinion across if we had spent some time with her. “It always worked. We were all charmed by Diana and her disarming… Read full this story
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