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Queen's death triggers media bonanza

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When word came that Queen Elizabeth II was close to her death, media organizations sprang to life.

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The British royal succession is a media event on steroids

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The coverage will culminate in Monday's live coverage of funeral services from Westminster Abbey and the Royal Family's private members.

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Foreign Press Association has been inundated with requests for accreditation. The association tries to help them navigate government and royal protocols.

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"It's something I've always sort of dreaded and anticipated and worried about," says Deb Thompson, a U.S. bureau chief.

Even accredited journalists are fighting for positions, the BBC's London bureau chief says

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 Critical reflection on the queen's life or the monarchy's role in modern society is almost entirely banished to social media. 

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 The well-rehearsed coverage of remembrances and ceremonial events has been deferential.

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