Open Letter To MJ Akbar From Ravish Kumar, Zero TRP Anchor

Respected Akbar ji,

Greetings,

Eid Mubarak. That you have become the Minister of State for External Affairs is no less a special occasion than Eid. We journalists should be very happy that you first became a spokesperson for the Bharatiya Janata Party and then a parliamentarian and now a minister. You fought an election on a Congress ticket. Then you came back to become an editor. Then you again went from an editor to a spokesperson and then a minister. Perhaps I will never know what you thought about journalists becoming netas and the work ethics that come into play with that.

Did you ever pass through a crisis of conscience? Even though there are no Gods in journalism, during these times, did you ever fear God?

Akbar ji, I am writing this letter to you with a certain degree of bitterness as well. But you are not the reason for that. You may help me out of it. For the last three years I have been called a pimp on social media. The political change that veteran journalists like you call great for..(to read further, use the link below—

http://www.ndtv.com/blog/open-letter-to-mj-akbar-from-ravish-kumar-zero-trp-anchor-1428750?pfrom=home-topstories

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