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GCSE Media work Big Brother- one of the most popular reality TV shows has created a lot of commotion over the last few weeks. Why? You may ask, but by now everybody knows. It has reached the 10 o clock news here in Britain, in India and everywhere else. For what started as childish behaviour accelerated to bullying, this then led to allegations of racism. As we live in a multicultural country the impact has been huge, over 27,000 complaints have been pouring into media regulator - Ofcom. The behaviour of Jade Goody, Danielle Lloyd, and Jo O'Meara has offended thousands of people. Their petty actions and evil comments, one example was when Jade Goody referred to Shilpa Shetty as "Shilpa Poppadom," have sparked major allegations of racism and bullying across the globe. ...read more.


The topic has reached the House of Commons earlier in the week, the alleged accusations have caused the Indian government to step in, and have their say. Gordon Brown has got involved and has assured the Indian government that Britain prides itself on "tolerance and fairness". Channel 4 was told by Ofcom producers that they had a couple of weeks to respond to the thousands of complaints. Channel 4 stressed that racist behaviour and language is not tolerated under any circumstances in the Big Brother house. The government also felt the need to apply pressure to Channel 4 stating that if no action was taken to stop the racism the show will be stopped. ...read more.


It is not right how reality TV shows can ruin somebody's life and career. Every person has a right to their own personal time and space, but reality TV shows are taking away this right! This is not fair. Reality TV has a major impact in the world we live in. Many people seem to be fascinated by these shows that involve watching people carrying out normal everyday activities. I feel there should be stricter rules over reality T.V. Shows like "Big Brother", "Im a celebrity... get me out of here" etc have become an important part of television in many peoples life's. I think reality TV is like reality, the swearing, bullying, laughing this is all reality. We all know what goes on behind closed doors, but do we really want to see this on T.V? ...read more.

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