A Nobel Peace Prize for an Unflinching Journalist. Read, Share & Read again
You will rarely read anything as passionate, expansive and insightful on journalism, its fate, and why it matters. Words delivered on the wings of angels. I had the pleasure of bumping into her at the Centre for Investigative Journalism event last year and the aura around her is something.
There are so many clips I could choose, like this one:
In the text Maria Ressa reminds us of Surveillance capital and how Internet and Social Media companies’ greed have become toxic brokers of our personal data and facts.
An invisible atom bomb has detonated says Maria Ressa and journalism and those interested in democracy must marshal their forces to address this. Incredible speech that should be read in all journalism schools and tagged in every news broadcast.
If you’re going to read anything online today about hope, human kind, how to meet the future and the worth of democracy and journalism’s role, please read the FULL TEXT of Maria Ressa’s speech at Nobel Peace Prize awarding