Arnab Goswami, Founding Member of Republic TV, has resigned from the Editors Guild of India. He made the announcement on Monday during a live broadcast of his show on Republic TV.
Goswami said he was resigning from the Guild ‘for its absolute compromise on editorial ethics’ with regard to spread of fake news regarding COVID-19.
He also said on the show that Shekhar Gupta, President, Editors Guild of India, has not taken a stand against the spread of fake news stories.
Arnab accusing the organisation of hypocrisy in the aftermath of the Palghar incident, where two Hindu seers were mob lynched. In his popular primetime news debate, Goswami said this was not a case of “mistaken identity” and the intentions (behind the incident) “were clear”.
Arnab Goswami resigns from the Editors Guild of India live on air.
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