Journalist Ravish Kumar wins 2019 Ramon Magsaysay award

NewDelhi: Senior journalist Ravish Kumar wins ‘Asia’s Nobel’ Ramon Magsaysay award 2019. Kumar, 44, who is NDTV India’s senior executive editor is one of India’s most influential TV journalists, the award citation by the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation said.The citation says,if you have become the voice of the people,you are a journalist.

In electing Kumar to receive the 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award, the board of trustees recognises his unfaltering commitment to a professional, ethical journalism of the highest standards; his moral courage in standing up for truth, integrity, and independence; and his principled belief that it is in giving full and respectful voice to the voiceless, in speaking truth bravely yet soberly to power, that journalism fulfills its noblest aims to advance democracy, the award citation said.

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