Government and Media
Liz Wahl leads a discussion on how Russia uses the media and the concerns of government manipulating perception of events in order to garner support for their cause.
Importance of Integrity.
Using her own story of resigning on air from Russian Today television, Liz presents on organizations maintaining integrity (from individuals to leadership).
In the world of social media and viral videos, Liz shares how one action can cause disruption. She dives into standing up for your beliefs as she did when she resigned on air. Liz inspires an audience with her own story of overcoming critics and intense scrutiny, while maintaining dignity and character.
Liz Wahl is a correspondent who has garnered national and international recognition for her unwavering commitment to journalistic integrity. Following a public resignation from RT (Russia Today), she has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, The View, The Colbert Report, and international news outlets. She has written about her experiences in-depth for POLITICO Magazine.
She was born at Subic Naval Base in the Philippines to a Filipina mother and Hungarian-American father. She was raised in Connecticut and graduated Fairfield University. Her grandparents were Hungarian refugees from the Soviet bloc, who fled the on-coming Soviet invasion during the Hungarian Uprising.
Read Liz Wahl's own words in her Politico article, "I Was Putin's Pawn." This was published in March of 2014.
"I knew I had to quit. I’d been a correspondent for RT—the English-language international cable network funded by the Russian government—for about two and a half years. I’d looked the other way as the network smeared America for the sake of making the Kremlin look better by comparison ..." Read the rest here.