Royals Having Babies In The Age Of the Internet

Jul 23, 2013

From the moment the Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to hospital yesterday in the early stages of labor, the whole world was watching.  Not literally of course – but if the Royal Family allowed cameras in the delivery room, you can probably bet we would have been. 

Birth in the age of the internet can be a very public event.  But as people on Facebook can likely attest, nothing compares to birth of prince.  Brady Carlson is NHPR's host of All Things Considered, and our regular web culture analyst – he joins us to talk about the internet going ga-ga over the new royal baby.