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Public may sue govt for concentration of media ownership

  • Bambang Muryanto

    The Jakarta Post

Yogyakarta | Wed, February 20 2013 | 09:32 am

The government may face a lawsuit for allowing television stations to become increasingly concentrated under a handful of owners and for standing idle as media outlets are used to promote political interests ahead of the 2014 elections, an official says.

Media regulator PR2Media chairman Amir Efendi Siregar said that Law No. 32/2002 on broadcasting guidelines and broadcast program standards...

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