17 June, 2021

Anchor, Old Man And The Sea

After Arnab Goswami’s resignation from Times Now, a storm of what-next rumours

Media Moguls
(From left) MP Rajeev Chandrashekhar; Arnab Goswami in action; Rupert Murdoch
Photograph by Getty Images, Jitender Gupta
Anchor, Old Man And The Sea

“Journalists are not the story,” Arnab Goswami had told Outlook in an interview last year, but his decision to step down as editor-in-chief of Times Now and ET Now has been hogging considerable news space of late. Speculation is rife as to what his fut­ure plans might be.

Goswami himself has set the media buzz going by hinting that he may soon be coming back stronger. “The game has just begun,” was a phrase repeatedly used by him during a meeting with his core team to announce that he had resigned from the channel, ­according to media reports.

Much of what he said during the hour-long meeting about his desire to lead a change in television has triggered speculation in an industry that he dominates. From plans of joining Fox News in the UK to starting a news channel with global media baron Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp and Rajya Sabha member Rajeev Chandr­asekhar as partners or...

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