Europe’s last dictatorship: activists and the media in Belarus

As a media source striving to provide independent information to Belarusians, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) sought to understand the way young activists in this authoritarian country gather information so as to better target them.

Europe's last dictatorship: activists and the media in Belarus

Paul TibbittsAudience Research, RFE/RL, Czech Republic

Sarah GlacelInterMedia Survey Institute, United States

BACKGROUND – ACTIVIST COMMUNITY IN BELARUS

Introducing RFE/RL

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is a private, international communications service to Eastern and South-eastern Europe, Russia, the Caucasus, Central Asia, the Middle East and Southwestern Asia, funded by the U.S. Congress through the Broad

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