Prem Chand November 1, 2016

What Makes Arnab Goswami Quit Times Now @TheNewsHour

Popular news anchor and Editor-in-Chief of television channel Times Now, Arnab Goswami has resigned on Tuesday. According to the reports, he announced his resignation at an editorial meeting. Sources say that Goswami wants to start a new channel with Rajeev Chandrasekhar and American Media baron Rupert Murdoch.

However, Times Now is still showing the teasers of the Newshour with Arnab Goswami saying ‘Arnab is back’. Goswami has not seen on the show for several days. It is likely that  1st November will be the last time Goswami’s 9 PM debut that will be aired on Times Now.

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The 43-year old reportedly announced the decision during an editorial conference. The meeting called takes place at 4:30 PM and went on until 5:30 PM. The news regarding Arnab Goswami quits Times Now has kept everyone shocked. But there is no official announcement from the Times Now about the Arnab Goswami resigns.

Goswami was the editor-in-chief and President, News channels, Times Now and ET Now. He has been anchoring popular news shows on Times Now since 2006. According to Exchange for Media, Arnab Goswami’s talk show ‘The Newshour’, has gained over 70 percent share of the prime-time audience from the past eight years.

The official of Exchange for Media adds said “Goswami has led Times Now to leadership in less than a year of the launch of the channel in 2006. Since 2007, he has maintained and increased the dominance of Times Now. His interview-based show ‘Frankly Speaking with Arnab’ is one of the most followed interviews on television”.

As editor-in-chief of Times Now, Arnab Goswami is known to have generalised, criticised by some for its high-decibel arguments and formed as a new brand of news coverage.

Soon after the word of Arnab Goswami quits Times Now came out, the microblogging site Twitter has started the abuzz with posts on ‘Times Now’ and ‘Arnab Goswami’. These two topics are one of the top trending topics on Tuesday evening.

Tweets on Arnab Goswami Quit Times Now

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