Alberth Simanjuntak, Erdianto Effendi, Widia Edorita


The Crime of the Press is a criminal act that publishes news /
information about the statement of thoughts or feelings through articles whose
contents are unlawful and may be criminalized. Based on this understanding,
the authors formulate two formulation of the problem, namely: First, how the
form of criminalization of the press on the publication of the identity of victims
of crime. Second, how is criminal liability for publication of identity of victims
of crime committed by the press.
This type of research can be classified in normative legal research
(legal research) or also called research literature by examining secondary
legal materials or research based on standard rules that have been recorded is
also called library research, the type of data used is to use secondary data
Consists of primary, secondary and tertiary legal materials. While the data
collection used in this writing is by literature review method or study
dukumenter, data that has been collected then processed by way of selection,
clarified systematically, logically and juridically qualitatively. The author
draws a deductive conclusion, drawing the conclusions of general matters to
specific matters.
From the results of the study there are three main problems that can be
summarized as follows: First, provide an understanding especially to the
author and reader of criminal responsibility publication by the press pursuant
to Law No. 40 of 1999 on the Press. Second, to alert the public and the press
about the rules in publicizing the identity of a person related to criminal law.
Third, as a contribution of thoughts and tools to encourage fellow students to
continue research on the criminalization of the press on the publication of the
identity of victims of crime.
Keywords: Criminalization - Press - Publicity - Identity - Victim - Crime

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