Lately for Monday 20 May 2019
10:20 Measles and the 'Immunity Gap'
This year, more than 50 people in New Zealand have been hospitalised with measles. And 2019 isn't a mere blip : it's the fourth such outbreak in a single decade. Blame is often apportioned to hardline anti-vaxxers, but researchers say an "immunity gap" is in fact allowing the disease to flourish . RNZ's Kate Newton has been looking into the issue.
10:30 Is The Show Over for Reality TV?
Following the suspected suicide of a guest on the long-running tabloid talk-show, The Jeremy Kyle show has been permanently cancelled.
This follows the deaths of two young two contestants on the British reality TV show Love Island, and has led British MPs to launch an investigation into the broadcaster of both shows, ITV.
The Spinoff's TV editor, Alex Casey joins Emile to ask if the reality TV industry need to do some soul-searching?
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10:45 Pet Refuge - Looking after the pets of people escaping domestic violence.
A report from Women's Refuge has found that many women are reluctant to leave abusive relationships because they are fearful for their pets.
Julie Chapman is launching Pet Refuge, a shelter that will house animals while victims of domestic violence leave abusers and find safe homes.