COMMISSION Indonesian Child Protection (KPAI) asked the Indonesian Broadcasting Commission (KPI) to reject Saipul Jamil’s appearance on television. Previously, when Saipul Jamil was released from prison, he was greeted with joy.
KPAI considers that this is tantamount to tarnishing the Law, in this case Article 4 paragraph (1) of Law Number 32 of 2002 concerning Broadcasting.
In detail, the law reads; Broadcasting as a mass communication activity has a function as a medium of information, education, healthy entertainment, control, and social glue.
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In addition, according to the provisions of Article 72 (5) of Law No. 35 of 2014 concerning Child Protection, the role of the mass media is carried out through the dissemination of useful information and educational materials from the social, cultural, educational, religious, and health aspects of children by taking into account the best interests of the child. for Children.
“If you look at the provisions referred to, then the broadcast content must be selected, healthy for children’s development, and oriented to the best interests of children. The rise of shows featuring figures of perpetrators of sexual crimes against children is not accurate information and is in accordance with the stimulation of children’s development. Excessive reporting is actually vulnerable cause various impacts,” explained KPAI Chair Susanto, in an official statement received by MNC Portal, Tuesday (7/9/2021).