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16 Times The Media Jumped The Shark Over The Royal Baby

The world’s media is on royal baby high alert. But, since there is no royal baby yet, some of the coverage might be making you feel a little…

Photographers and reporters have been staking out St. Mary’s Hospital for three whole weeks.

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It might not even be the right hospital.

Even the Queen’s bored of hanging around waiting.

Naturally, a lot of old nonsense has come along to fill the void. Here are a few of the more annoying examples.

2. The celeb mags that somehow managed to read the future.

3. The tenuous stories.

4. The WTF stories.

5. And the clearly made-up ones.

6. The Telegraph’s live feed of a door.

7. The lame corporate press releases.

8. The desperate cash-ins.

9. The “there is no news” news stories.

10. The animal angle.

11. The fascinating live updates from the front line.

13. The plaintive questions.

14. The pointless speculation.

15. The total bollocks.

16. The horror. The horror…

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