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Jorge Ramos is on the defensive over his role as journalist and immigrant advocate

Jorge Ramos is on the defensive over his role as journalist and immigrant advocate

After a testy encounter with Donald Trump at a press conference last week, Univision anchor Jorge Ramos has found himself on the defensive, trying to explain how his self-proclaimed position as an advocate for immigration reform does not undercut his role as a journalist. “In the aftermath of this incident, I was accused of being an activist,” Ramos wrote in an online post Wednesday. “That’s not the case — I’m simply a journalist who asks questions. And journalists have an obligation to take a stand when it comes to racism, discrimination, corruption, public lies, dictatorships and human rights violations.” Ramos is one of the most trusted news...

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