Over the past 10 years, viewers in India have witnessed the rise of a new breed of news anchor: brash, aggressive and unapologetically nationalistic.

They trade in conflict, fear and spectacle - a formula that tends to pay off in the ratings and online.

The Listening Post's Meenakshi Ravi looks closely at a prime practitioner of this news style: Arnab Goswami of Republic TV.


Pragya Tiwari - Delhi-based writer

Kunal Kamra - Comedian

Aditya Raj Kaul - Former senior editor, Republic TV

Manisha Pande - Executive editor, Newslaundry

Source: Al Jazeera News