Don’t miss: Russia Today-Times NOW Newshour spl from Moscow Sunday 9 pm

The man whose belief that the days of town-crier journalism are over, and who’s demonstrated the value – journalistic and popular – of taking and backing a stand on issues in a way that it’s changed the way television news is approached, produced and presented first across Times NOW and then across the channels that were jerked awake from staid fact-sharing, is here with a jointly produced offering from Times NOW and Russia Today, all the way from Moscow.

Newshour-RussiaToday-4Tonight, Arnab Goswami’s Newshour on Times NOW will air a jointly produced special on international news development from an Indian perspective that will look at Russia’s entry into the Syrian conflict in the worlds most volatile region, and its likely consequences that include the looming possibility of further escalation.

The special episode, from Moscow, where Arnab Goswami travelled to be part of a high-profile international media round table that discussed, among other things, Putin’s foray into the Syrian conflict, will feature a  high profile guest list including  Peter Lavelle (Host – CrossTalk), Rocky Anderson (American Politician and Attorney), Peter Kuznick (Director, Nuclear Studies Institute at American University) and Vadim Kozyulin (Senior Researcher – PIR Center).

For the first time in 20 years, it appears it’s no longer a unipolar world. As Russia get involved in the Middle East, it appears to be heading more and more to a multi-polar world instead

Newshour-RussiaToday-2“The whole world has been talking about the Islamic State, but largely, the conversation has been led by  what America thinks of what’s happening in Syria,” Goswami says in a company statement. “Newshour travelled to Moscow from where, for the first time, with Russia Today… it will bring viewers a joint show where for the first time they will hear a different perspective: Why has Putin got involved in Syria? And what are the global consequences?”

For the first time in 20 years, it appears it’s no longer a unipolar world. As Russia get involved in the Middle East, it appears to be heading more and more to a multi-polar world instead.

newshour-russiatoday-1Goswami says, “In light of these developments, the Newshour-RT special will also discuss whether there is an opportunity in a multi-polar world to restore the balance — not just in global power equations, but in how the media reports on global conflicts. The discussion also makes us reflect whether the media balance can also be restored, and whether the time to do that is now.”

So try and catch the first joint show from Newshour and Russia Today for an Indian perspective on Putin’s Syria involvement and its consequences, based on a special international media round table in Moscow. Tonight, the night of Sunday the 20th of December, at 9 pm. On Times NOW.

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