Liz Wahl, who quit a Kremlin-funded network in disgust in 2014, writes that right-wing media stars like Tucker Carlson are at times indistinguishable from Russia’s own propaganda.
Liz Wahl is an American journalist based in Washington, D.C. She has appeared on several international news outlets and documentaries. From 2011 to 2014, she was a correspondent and anchor for the U.S. branch of RT TV and made international headlines following her resignation from the channel, publicly denouncing its distorted coverage of the conflict in Ukraine. Wahl has spoken internationally about modern day propaganda tactics and disinformation in the digital age and on several college campuses promoting media literacy. She had previously worked as a news producer in her home state of Connecticut and as a reporter and anchor overseas in the U.S. Commonwealth of the Mariana Islands and was a regional correspondent for the NBC affiliate in the territory of Guam.
Former Russia Today presenter sees the hallmarks of Putin’s propaganda style in the way Trump is treating reality.