Posted by beansss AKP STAFF Monday, December 17, 2018

Korea Communications Standards Comission (KCSC) issues legal warning against tvN's 'Life Bar' for portraying alcoholic drinking in positive light


The Korea Communications Standards Comission (KCSC) drew a verdict to issue an official, legal "warning" against tvN's 'Life Bar' on December 17.

On this day, the KCSC held a full members' meetings regarding an episode of 'Life Bar' which aired back in mid-September. During this episode, the show's MCs and guests drank various alcoholic beverages such as cocktails, soju, etc, discussing the act of alcoholic drinking for a lengthy period of time.

The KCSC observed, "The show chose to emphasize footage of the MCs and guests drinking, more so than footage of their conversations, and if not careful, such footage can plant positive connotations about alcoholic drinking to viewers and/or influence alcoholic drinking."

The tvN program previously received a similar "warning" back in March of this year, also on the basis that the show could influence viewers to practice alcoholic drinking. Meanwhile, 'Life Bar' airs every Thursday nights at 11 PM KST. 

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ATA-3 pts Monday, December 17, 2018 2
Monday, December 17, 2018

How is the show influencing people to drink when they already have such an extreme drinking culture? If the government really didn't want people to drink so much, they would put more restrictions on where and when alcohol is sold. They would make it illegal for workplaces to pressure their employees to drink at their get together, they would educate the general public on the dangers of alcohol. But nooooo they choose to blame a show for reflecting the culture they live in


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Mkm1,311 pts Monday, December 17, 2018 0
Monday, December 17, 2018

??? and in korea they drink everyday, 24/7, in every occasion as if its water ,its not like drinking is a secret thing there to give the show a warning, so stupid.



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