Radio Free Asia
(RFA) is a private, nonprofit corporation
that operates a radio station
and Internet news service. RFA was founded by an act
of the US Congress
and is operated by the Broadcasting Board of Governors
(BBG). The RFA is supported in part by grants from the federal government of the United States of America
. RFA broadcasts in nine Asian
languages for audiences in at least six countries.
BBG's stated mission is "to promote and sustain freedom and democracy by broadcasting accurate and objective news and information about the United States and the world to audiences overseas. RFA broadcasts news and information to Asian listeners who lack regular access to full and balanced reporting in their domestic media. Through its broadcasts and call-in programs, RFA aims to fill a critical gap in the lives of people across Asia."established by the United States Congress
and funded by the Federal Government of the United States
. Its mandate is to broadcast timely, accurate news happening within its broadcast region that is "otherwise not reported
Radio Free Asia is a US-government funded, non-profit organization, incorporated in March 1996
, and began broadcasting in September 1996.
RFA broadcasts in nine languages, via shortwave
, satellite transmissions, medium-wave (AM and FM radio), and... Read More