Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty is a private, nonprofit, U.S. government-funded radio broadcaster to Central, Southeastern and Eastern Europe; the Caucasus; and Central and Southwestern Asia. RFE/ RL broadcasts more than 1,000 hours of programming in 29 languages every week. All RFE/ RL broadcasts are also streamed live and on-demand over the Internet; audio, video and text in English and the broadcast languages is available from its website.

Listeners in countries stretching from Belarus to Bosnia and from the Arctic Sea to the Persian Gulf rely on RFE/RL's daily news, analysis, and current affairs programming to provide a coherent, objective account of events in their region and the world.

Further Reading

  • R. Eugene Parta (2003). How Our Listeners See Us: The Evolving Image and Position of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty from the Cold War to the Present. In: Oliver Zöllner (ed.): Reaching Audiences Worldwide: Perspectives of International Broadcasting and Audience Research. Bonn: CIBAR, pp. 65-77.
  • R. Eugene Parta (2004). From Adversaries to Colleagues: A Very Brief Historical Overview of Broadcasting to the USSR and Russia from a Western Perspective. In: Oliver Zöllner (ed.): Beyond Borders: Research for International Broadcasting. Bonn: CIBAR, pp. 14-26.
  • R. Eugene Parta (2005). Surveying Travelers from the USSR During the Cold War: Attempting to Understand an Inaccessible Audience. In: Oliver Zöllner (ed.): Targeting International Audiences: Current and Future Approaches to International Broadcasting Research. Bonn: CIBAR, pp. 42-60.


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