Popular for his shows ‘Newshour Debate’ and ‘Frankly Speaking with Arnab’, Arnab Goswami, the former Editor-in-chief of the television news channels Times Now and ET Now, has said in an interview that former is the reflection of the entire team effort of the channel.
Asked whether Arnab Goswami is the only reason for the popularity of the channel, in an interview with scroll.in, the senior journalist said that the Newshour debate is the result of the efforts of a entire editorial group and not just his own contributions go to make it special. As the channel completes 10 years this year, Goswami described Times Now and its journalists as ‘loose canons and drew a comparission with other media houses, describing them as organizations practicing candy-floss journalism.
According to media reports, Arnab Goswami had, today in a editorial meeting, announced his resignation from the post of the Editor-in-chief of the TV channels – the channel has not yet made any official announcement and his programme has aired tonight.
The senior journalist, credited for the major success of the news channel, started his career at The Telegraph in Kolkata and then joined NDTV in 1995, becoming one of the most popular faces along with Vikram Chandra, Barkha Dutt and Rajdeep Sardesai.