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Local TV faces uncertain future

  • Oyos Saroso H.N and Indah Setiawati

    The Jakarta Post

Bandarlampung/Jakarta | Sun, August 26 2012 | 12:14 pm

PREMIUM Local television stations across the country are young and small, but large in number.

Since the government endorsed the establishment of local televisions in 2002, new regional broadcasting agencies have blossomed in the regions.

The Indonesian Press Council recorded that there were 140 local TV stations in 2011. Unlike national broadcasting companies that often design content with...