- Arnab Goswami resigns as Editor-in-Chief of Times Now.
- Speculations suggest Arnab to start something new.
- No official announcement on future plans
Senior journalist and popular host of the prime time news show 'The Newshour', Arnab Goswami has resigned from the post of Editor-in-Chief of Times Now. As per reports, the journalist made the announcement at the editorial meeting and informed his team about his decision.
He reportedly told his colleagues in the meeting that he "he wants to be a rolling stone."
If reports are to be believed then Arnab Goswami has quit Times Now to begin something on his own.
“He said he doesn’t want to gather moss, he wants to be a rolling stone,” a senior journalist told The Indian Express. He also added that Goswami said he would “like to keep up with the times” which he “can’t do in his current role.” .
A video that has appeared online, believed to have been taken in the newsroom, has Arnab telling his colleagues: "Don't ever lose your faith in independent media. Nobody can teach us independent media. The independent media has come, will happen. I've been able to do it only because of that."
Goswami started his career with The Telegraph before joining NDTV and finally, moving into Times Now as the Editor-in-Chief in the year 2006.
Soon, his unique brand of broadcast journalism reflected through his iconic shows The Newshour and Frankly Speaking With Arnab Goswami made Times Now one of the top rated English news channels in India. His success on Times Now translated into a promotion making him President, News of Times Now and ET Now.
Over the years, Arnab Goswami has been the most familiar face in prime time news hour in India and now it has to be seen what Times Now as well as Arnab Goswami has to offer to the audience.
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 7:04 PM IST