BBC are blasted for ‘poor error of judgement’ after pair were spotted taking photos on their phones in background as emotional Huw Edwards announces Queen’s death to the nation
As BBC presenter Huw Edwards delivered the sombre news of Queen Elizabeth II’s tragic death, two newsroom staff appeared to be taking photos in the background.
The moment sparked outrage among viewers who said the commotion was both distracting and insensitive.
Edwards, 61, has received widespread praise for his sensitive and genuine delivery of the news on Thursday night, and it’s reported that he spent months preparing for moment.
But in the background of his live cross to the right of the screen, two newsroom employees held up their phones for at least 20 seconds, scanning…