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Asianet News , the numero uno Malayalam news channel, stands tall amidst the clutter of news television channels in Kerala as the most trusted source of news. It is one of the oldest television news channels in India with a strong team of experienced journalists and an extensive network of news bureaux.

Viewers tune into Asianet News for its unbiased reportage and its strong advocacy for the rights of the underprivileged and the marginalised. Equipped with the latest technology, Asianet News has been consistently been on top of TV rankings across all viewership strata. The multiple perspective on a news story and the honest insight of the seasoned journalist has enabled viewers to form informed opinions and take informed decisions The innovative and varied nature of programming content and formats have kept a diverse, but loyal, audience forever engaged to Asianet News.

Ethics

Our Motto: Nerode. Nirbhayam. Nirantaram. (Straight. Bold. Relentless.)

Our Mission: “To inform India and empower Indians”

Our Core Values:

Asianet News will always be -

i)Neutral and unbiased

ii)Factual and cross-verifiable

iii)Intelligent and fearless

iv)Honest and trustworthy

Our Goal: To act as watchdog against omissions and commissions of those in power

Our Identity: We will be torch-bearers of the principle of the greater common good

We will always endeavour to maintain our reputation as the most trusted source of news for the Malayalee.

Milestones

As a television news channel, the journey has been a long and an arduous one. Just over 15 years old and it seems like such a long time. Memories flash past – ‘the best of times, the worst of times…’

We covered all stories that mattered, day in and day out - the sad stories and the happy ones, the in-depth investigations and the sting operations, the politics of entertainment and the entertaining politics, the sordidness of crime and the depravity of public figures, the fundamentalism of the Right and the fundamentalism of the Left and the self-righteous Middle Path, the flourishing businesses and the flourishing trade unions, the activist and the opportunist, the agony of the victim and arrogance of the perpetrator – we covered all these and more. And we will continue on the same path tirelessly, truthfully and without prejudice, upholding the torch of honest and decent journalism•

Awards and accolades

For nearly two decades, we have been one of the leading television news channels in India and the No.1 Malayalam News channel, a clear market leader countering equally every challenge thrown up by some contenders and some pretenders.

Today armed with the best of journalists and state of the art technology platforms and a global footprint, we are spread across every district in Kerala with national bureaux in New Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai and special correspondents in Dubai and New York.

Asianet News is the recipient of numerous recognitions and awards. We gratefully acknowledge these as a badge of honour for our journalism and our principles.

Team strength

The image of a man with the gentle visage, the flowing beard and the resounding baritone, often referred to as Kannadi Gopakumar is well entrenched in Malayali psyche as the crusader for the marginalised.

TN Gopakumar leads one of the finest news organisations in the country from the forefront supported by a team of experienced and well-known journalists with unparalleled track records. These include Executive editor CL Thomas, N.K. Raveendran, S. Biju, P.G. Suresh, Prasanth Raghuvamsam, Mangad Ratnakaran, P. Mohanan, Sindhu Sooryakumar, Shahjahan, Abhilash,  Suresh Kumar, Jimmy James, Vinu V. John, Alakananda and many others.

And then there are the backroom boys - men and women, working quietly behind the scenes, keeping the engines running – ranging from technical personnel to accounts and administration. All of it resting on the bedrock of a great and inspired management team.

Global Reach

Equipped with state of the art technology platforms and a global satellite footprint, Asianet News today reaches every Malayalee in every part of the globe. We have embraced the “anytime, anywhere” mantra of the digital age.  We are available  via satellite on Cable and DTH and on all digital platforms (web and mobile).

Live on web: Live TV

You Tube: You Tube

Live on all digital devices: Live on all Digital Devices

Social Networks:

Facebook:Facebook

Twitter:Twitter

Google Plus: Google +

“Nerode, Nirbhayam, Nirantharam”

Straight. Bold. Relentless

This is our motto, our ethics, our belief, our journalism. In an existence spanning nearly two decades, we  never compromised and never held back in our search for Truth, because in the end you need to know the Truth. Healthy societies and healthy nations cannot be built on lies, scams, deceits and cover-ups. We remain the watchdogs of the Indian democracy – forever alert and forever vigilant and forever true. Committed to a journalism of ethics.

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