Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Adjusting your TVís Horizontal Hold
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Adjusting your TVís Horizontal Hold

Bali Election Committee Punished Bali TV for Biased and Unbalanced Coverage of Provincial Elections


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Bali Post, Dewi Tika, Bali Election Commission, KPID-Bali, Seputar Bali, Bali TV, sanctions, Komang Suarsana
Click Image to Enlarge

(5/11/2013)

The Bali Broadcasting Commission (KPID-Bali) ordered the suspension of a news program – “Seputar Bali” on Bali TV for three days May 8-11, 2013 as a sanction imposed for biased and unbalanced coverage of the current governor’s electoral race.

The State News Agency Antara quotes the chairman of KPID-Bali, Komang Suarsana, who said on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, “We have decided to sanction (Bali TV) in a plenary sessions based on an analysis of the facts of the news broadcast, a letter of complaint, monitoring carried out by KPID and the application of the rules governing public broadcast.”

Suarsana said the sanction were given due to the contents of the program “Seputar Bali” which the commission deemed unbalance, specifically in its coverage of the vision and mission of the PDIP candidates for governor and deputy governor Puspayoga – Sukrawan. The subject programs was considered to have violated a benchmark for broadcast objectivity and the agreed 2012 standards for broadcast, specifically section 40 detailing the principles of journalism.

“The incident occurred in a public place, involved the public interest and influenced the political life to the extent that it became an important event in the eyes of the public who evaluate the news and consider it the obligation of the mass media, including broadcasters, to protect the sovereignty of the airways,” Suarsana explained.

He continued, explaining that the “Seputar Bali” program that exposed the “vision and mission” of Puspayoga – Sukrawan was unbalanced in failing to also include the vision and mission of their opponents Pastika – Sudikerta.

Suarsana continued: “Based on the principles of journalism, especially on the need to cover both sides of any story, both the media and reporters are obliged to broadcast news originating from both sides in the coverage of the vision and mission of the candidates for governor.”

In summary, KPID-Bali decided to sanction Bali TV – part of the Bali Post Media Group with a temporary suspension of broadcast rights for “Seputar Bali.”

In a subsequent development, the KPID Bali have now also confirmed that additional sanctions will be imposed on Bali TV, following what the Commission views as further violations of the standards for fair and balanced new coverage of the provincial elections.

As reported by Beritabali.com, the KPID-Bali chairman, Komang Suarsana has said additional sanctions are being considered for Bali TV who have broadcast additional news programs that are unbalanced and biased in coverage of the elections.

Commenting in Bali Daily (The Jakarta Post), the news program editor of Bali TV, Dewi Tika, has accused the KPID of unfairness in the sanctions issued against the station.

In their defense, Bali TV have said that the “Seputar Bali” programs was, in fact, an advertorial exempting it from the need for balance and objectivity. Tika said advertising opportunities have also been offered to the opposing party, who has declined the opportunity.

Said Dewi “We are really disappointed about what the KPID has done. They are not independent anymore. Their decision is tainted by political interest.” 


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Plaga Wine
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Plays Latin, Our Satin Doll
Jazz Legend Nits Aartsen to Perform at Casa Luna Restaurant in Ubud, Bali Sunday, May 22, 2016
(5/1/2016)
Slapping a Roaming Wrist
Noa Pardue Gets Off with Rp. 250,000 Fine for Stealing a Pair of Underwear from an Ubud Shop
(5/1/2016)
Taking Out the Garbage
PT NOEI Fired From its Management Role at TPA Suwung Rubbish Dump
(5/1/2016)
A Northern Approach to Bali
Governor to Issue Recommendation for Dwijendra International Airport in North Bali
(5/1/2016)
Solemen Fun Day at Waterbom Park
Solemen Dispenses Smiles and Fun Memories to Some of Baliís Most Downtrodden
(5/1/2016)
Saving the World, One Island at a Time
Lembongan Island Says No to Plastic on Earth Day 2016
(5/1/2016)
An Epitaph Written at Stones
Australian Teen Dies in Bali While Illegally Operating a Motorcycle
(5/1/2016)
Carmen Miranda: Hey, Thatís my Hat!
Balinese Village Build 2.5-Meter High Tower of Fruit as Offering to Monkeys at Alas Kedaton
(5/1/2016)
Be an Idol!
Open Mike Amateur Night for Aspiring Singers with the Bali Community Choir at The Onion, Sanur, Bali on Tuesday, May 17, 2016
(4/30/2016)
Sink and Win!
Emirates Airlines Sponsors Hole in One Extravaganza at Bali National Golf Resort
(4/30/2016)
Rise and Shine in Good Health
E-Series 2, 4 and 8-Kilomter Healthy Run at Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Sunday, May 22, 2016
(4/30/2016)
Extended Education
Bali Begawan Foundation Provides Educational Opportunities to School Children from Papua
(4/30/2016)
All [News]!