Jorge Ramos

Why journalists have an obligation to challenge power

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You can kick Jorge Ramos out of your press conference (as Donald Trump infamously did in 2015), but you can never silence him. A reporter for more than 30 years, Ramos believes that a journalist's responsibility is to question and challenge those in power. In this compelling talk — which earned him a standing ovation midway through — Ramos explains why, in certain circumstances, he believes journalists must take sides. (In Spanish with English subtitles.)

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Jorge Ramos · Journalist, news anchor

Jorge Ramos's work covers the issues that affect the 55 million Latinos in the United States and immigrants all over the world.

Jorge Ramos's work covers the issues that affect the 55 million Latinos in the United States and immigrants all over the world.