Journalist and Presenter Become the Objects of Sexist Jokes

Description

Journalist and presenter of Narasi TV, was the object of sexist jokes at the presidential candidate campaign title 'Desak Anies' event, in Yogyakarta, on Tuesday, January 23 2024. The sexist joke that she received was made by comic Felix Seda, when he opened the show.

National media reported that at the 'Desak Anies' event that day, Felix Seda made a joke imagining the female journalist as a mattress that he wanted to sleep on. Felix said "She is wearing full white clothes, it's like my bed and I want to sleep on it."

This joke was then protested by a woman who was also present at the 'Desak Anies' event, when she went up on stage.

The woman questioned why sexist jokes were still normal and allowed at this event. Moreover, the audience who attended came from diverse backgrounds. This sexist joke against the journalist became a trending topic on platform X.

Information
Number of attacked persons or entities related to media
1
Do they work as freelance or media?
Yes
Position in media
Status of journalists
Gender
Female
Age
Country
DI Yogyakarta
Full name or name of group
Identified
The name of perpetrator (individual/group)
Felix Seda
Gender
Attack mention about gender background/sexual wording?
Yes
Date of incident
Type of incident
Verbal Intimidation