BenarNews is an online news service affiliated with Radio Free Asia that reports in five languages: Bengali, Thai, Bahasa Malaysia, Bahasa Indonesia and English. BenarNews reporters and stringers are dedicated to bringing the truth to their readers and are bound by a strict code of journalistic ethics. BenarNews is funded by an annual grant from the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), an independent US agency.
At the very core of the mission of BenarNews is strict adherence to the highest standards of journalism. All BenarNews journalists (including all who gather, obtain, post, or disseminate reports for BenarNews) must conduct themselves professionally and ethically, in accordance with the following basic principles.