Coronavirus: Ofcom rules on Eamonn Holmes and David Icke comments

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Icke made use of to be a sports presenter, when Holmes is a host on ITV’s This Early morning

Broadcasting watchdog Ofcom has “issued advice” to ITV following Eamonn Holmes’ responses about 5G engineering and coronavirus on This Early morning.

The regulator said Holmes’ remarks had been “ambiguous” and “ill-judged”.

Ofcom said they “risked undermining viewers’ have faith in in advice from public authorities and scientific evidence”.

The regulator also located area Tv channel London Live in breach of expectations for an job interview it aired with David Icke about coronavirus.

Conspiracy theorist Icke, it said, had “expressed views which had the potential to lead to significant harm to viewers in London through the pandemic”.

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