Shocker of Decade, One Man Army, Editor-in-Chief and President, News of Times Now and ET Now, Arnab Goswami has reportedly resigned. The News is of such importance that it will shake Indian news media industry and no wonder an immediate trending Topics(At Twitter).
Why did Arnab Goswami resign?— Nation Wants to Know!!!
Though the reason for his resignation is not known yet, according to the report his team has been informed that he would be starting a venture of his own and will continue in television.
“Independent media is going to thrive,”Goswami said while hinting at his future plans. Goswami said that he would not be quitting television media or the news industry adding, “The game has just begun.”
This phrase was repeated at least 15 times during the hour long speech, according to people privy to the announcement’s details.
It was also indicated that at least a handful of Times Now employees will move to the new project along with him. In Arnab’s words, the new project will be a “formidable competition to BBC and CNN.”
It is likely that 1 November will be the last time Goswami’s 9pm Newshour debate will be aired on Times Now.
Goswami made the announcement in a room full of Times Now employees in Mumbai with the bureaus like Delhi joining via video conferencing.
The channel staff responded with stunned silence. Goswami’s prime-time show is primarily responsible for Times Now’s consistent high ratings and his absence is likely to hurt Times Groups’s 24×7 English news channel in a highly competitive market.