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Journalist Ravish Kumar’s Speech on Winning the Prestigious Magsaysay Award is Taking the Social Media by Storm

The Prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award 2019 winner, journalist Ravish Kumar is all over the social media for his captivating speech at the event. Here’s why the speech is going viral.

Journalist Ravish Kumar’s Speech on Winning the Prestigious Magsaysay Award is Taking the Social Media by Storm

Prominent Indian journalist, Ravish Kumar has received the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award 2019 this Friday and his speech at the award ceremony, held at the Philippines has gone viral triggering different reactions.

 

The Ramon Magsaysay award is referred to as the Asian equivalent of the Nobel, that recognises the “greatness of spirit and transformative leadership in Asia”. Ravish Kumar is one of 5 recipients of the award this year, for his “unfaltering commitment to a professional, ethical journalism of the highest standards” and “harnessing journalism to give voice to the voiceless”.

 

Ravish Kumar delivered a speech on “The Power of Citizen's journalism to Advance Democracy” that is currently trending on Twitter and other social media platforms. 

 

While a fair part of the Twitterati are congratulating the senior journalist and spreading clips of his speech in agreement to what Ravish stated, some are leaving no space to taunt his public deliverance.

 

Here’s the complete speech link: https://www.ndtv.com/video/news/news/ravish-s-speech-at-magsaysay-award-526332

 

His loyal followers are even quoting him to tweet:

 

And here are tweets which were rather sarcastic:

 

Ravish Kumar, now 44, is the acting Managing Editor of NDTV India, the Hindi news channel of the NDTV news network. He’s a prolific writer, a very popular media personality and TV anchor hosting a number of news shows.



Courtesy: ndtv.com


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