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Jeremy Kyle asked to attend reality TV inquiry

Jeremy Kyle asked to attend reality TV inquiry

Entertainment
Jeremy Kyle has been asked to attend the parliamentary inquiry into reality TV.The digital, culture, media and sport (DCMS) committee inquiry was launched last month, within hours of ITV announcing that it had axed The Jeremy Kyle Show following the death of a participant. DCMS committee chairman Damian Collins MP said: "We're hoping that Jeremy Kyle will take this opportunity to come and answer questions about measures taken to prepare and support contestants.:: Shows like Jeremy Kyle are 'exploitation in purest form' Image: Steve Dymond is believed to have killed himself after filming for the show "As someone who was at the centre of this long-running show, we believe that his perspective on reality TV will be of particular value t...
Jeremy Clarkson swaps petrolhead TV presenter job to become vegetable-loving farmer

Jeremy Clarkson swaps petrolhead TV presenter job to become vegetable-loving farmer

Entertainment
The Top Gear legend has splashed out on an all-terrain vehicle and a hovercraft for getting around his Diddly Squat farm in Oxon.And he is even planning to get a drone for rounding up his sheep.Jezza will reveal his farming highs and lows in a new series called I Bought The Farm which begins filming in September.He said: “Scientists calculate that we have just 90 years before we run out of food, because of soil depletion. That’s just 90 more harvests.“I take the global view that the bigger the world’s population gets, the more food we’re going to need.“So it’s slightly mad not to increase crop production.”And despite years of mocking vegetarians, Clarkson is also swapping meat for greens.“I do eat chicken,” he said. “But that’s just a vegetable with a head.”Let's block ads! (Why?) Daily S
BREAKING: Jeremy Kyle Show permanently AXED after death of guest

BREAKING: Jeremy Kyle Show permanently AXED after death of guest

Entertainment
Carolyn McCall, ITV's CEO announced today: "Given the gravity of recent events we have decided to end production of The Jeremy Kyle Show."The Jeremy Kyle Show has had a loyal audience and has been made by a dedicated production team for 14 years, but now is the right time for the show to end."Everyone at ITV's thoughts and sympathies are with the family and friends of Steve Dymond."The previously announced review of the episode of the show is underway and will continue.  Related Articles "ITV will continue to work with Jeremy Kyle on other projects."It comes after the show was suspended indefinitely following the death of a guest.Steve Dymond, 63, was found dead 10 days after failing a lie detector test on the daytime show.He had gone on the programme to prove to his estranged fian...
Jeremy Siegel: With tech down for the count, a 'surprise' move could lead the market higher

Jeremy Siegel: With tech down for the count, a 'surprise' move could lead the market higher

Finance
The stock market can "absolutely" go higher even without technology stocks leading the way, Wharton School finance professor Jeremy Siegel told CNBC on Friday. Tech stocks, which have delivered the best returns in recent years, have been hammered lately. October was their worst month since 2008. "We might get surprised by [investors] moving into some more dividend stocks even in a rising interest rate environment because bonds wouldn't be good and people who don't want the risk of tech might say, 'Hey, I want stocks that have had long-term good dividend performance for income,'" Siegel said on "Closing Bell." ...
Jeremy Hunt threatens social media with new child-protection laws

Jeremy Hunt threatens social media with new child-protection laws

Technology
Jeremy Hunt has threatened social media firms with new laws if they don't do more to protect children online.In a letter to companies including Facebook and Google, the health secretary accused them of "turning a blind eye" to their impact on children. The firms have until the end of April to outline action on cutting underage use, preventing cyber bullying, and promoting healthy screen time. Mr Hunt said the current situation was "unfair to parents".The age requirement to sign up to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat is 13 - although Snapchat has launched a version for under 13-year-olds. To use WhatsApp or to have a YouTube account, you must also be at least 13. Mr Hunt met with social media companies six months ago to discuss how to improve the mental health of young people who u...