The Relationship of Perceived Reality of Sinetron Anak Jalanan and Anti Social Behavior

Authors

  • Sri Widowati Herieningsih Diponegoro University
  • Tandyo Pradekso Diponegoro University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21512/humaniora.v8i1.3691

Keywords:

perceived reality, anti-social behavior, sinetron Anak Jalanan

Abstract

The research was conducted to explain a potential link between antisocial behavior and how children made sense of television program, Anak Jalanan. A survey was conducted on 248 children from 10-12 years old in Semarang with a non-random sampling technique. Besides, a correlation technique was used to examine a relationship. The results confirm that perceived reality on the show is related to children’s anti-social behavior. The findings bring about a warning alert to families, communities, and organizations that have concerns about the impact of media on children. They should reunite their efforts to do a more massive movement to make the media content more children-friendly. Parents also need to employ parental mediation at home to reduce the negative impact of such television programs on their children.
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Plum Analytics

Author Biographies

Sri Widowati Herieningsih, Diponegoro University

Communication Department, Faculty of Social and Politics

Tandyo Pradekso, Diponegoro University

Communication Department, Faculty of Social and Politics

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2017-01-31

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