Arnab Goswami, Editor-in-Chief of Times Now and ET Now, has reportedly resigned from the post. Arnab was the founder-editor of Times Now and he had tremendous success, both financially and in terms reach among English news viewers of the country. Arnab was also part of several controversies because of his unorthodox style of anchoring, that many perceived more as noise than news.
However, as Goswami has himself said on several occasions, the journalism he practised at Times Now was by no means conventional. His journalism was confrontational, “from the heart” and out to disrupt the TV news market. His style of journalism may be a subject of debate, but Arnab did disrupt the TV news market. Noting his success, Baijyant Jay Panda, BJD leader, tweeted, “Sometimes an individual’s brand equals, even outgrows, the organisation’s. Has happened in movies, cricket. Has even happened in tv news b4.”
Several other users also took to the twitter, sharing their views on the resignation. Some even made some hilarious comments.
End of an era with Arnab quitting Times Now. I shall observe one minute noise to mark the occasion.
— Rohan (@mojorojo) November 1, 2016
Arnab Goswami quits from Times Now.
The channel thus loses a lot of its value AND ALL ITS VOLUME.
— Ramesh Srivats (@rameshsrivats) November 1, 2016
— The-Lying-Lama (@KyaUkhaadLega) November 1, 2016
Arnab Goswami quit Times Now….2 minutes of Noise for the loss of channel!
— Drunk BATMAN (@Caped_Humor) November 1, 2016
Times Now can merge with Pogo or Cartoon Network to survive
— Siddharth Mazumdar (@mazumdar_sid) November 1, 2016
Modi’s blue eyed boy wl start smthg as a front fr him. That’s why he quit Times Now
— Bhairavi Goswami (@bhairavigoswami) November 1, 2016
Meanwhile in the Times Now Office a lonely speaker plays ‘The Sound of Silence’
— Sahil Shah (@SahilBulla) November 1, 2016
Arnab Goswami ‘resigns’ from Times Now.
To start his own venture.
After being one unofficially.
He will now officially become S.C. Judge.
— Sorabh Pant (@hankypanty) November 1, 2016
Times Now should start an alternate channel showing Arnab’s old debates and name it Times Then#ArnabResigns
— P.R. (@pr_akash_raj) November 1, 2016
Why has Arnab quit Times Now?
THE NATION WANTS TO KNOW!!!!!
— Dhruva Jaishankar (@d_jaishankar) November 1, 2016
The NewsMinute reported that Goswami could start his own venture. The nation would definitely want to know about it. But before that, why he has resigned?