Flix Monday, March 30, 2015 - 05:30
The News Minute | March 27, 2015 | 12:03 p.m. IST  After India’s loss to Australia in the second semi-final of the World Cup on Thurday, Times Now started with the hashtag #ShamedInSydney, indicating that the team had let the country down after the 95-run-loss. While the channel was quick to retract the hashtag as soon as they faced flak from Twitter users, the trend #ShameOnTimesNow was soon started and has been trending worldwide since Thursday night with close to 2.2 lakh tweets referring to the hashtag. Users on the social networking site were critical of the channel for putting out the hashtag after the loss as most users seemed satisfied with the Indian team’s progress in the tournament.  While most of the barbs have been aimed at the channel’s editor-in-chief ,Arnab Goswami, anchors Anand Narasimhan and Tina Sharma were under fire too. Also read: Times Now fires #ShamedInSydney, Twitter hits back with #ShameOnTimesNow Got up to see #ShameOnTimesNow still trending at no 1. Cn't be more happier than this, after what they did to journalism. — Rakesh Rao (@rakprao) March 27, 2015 India losing a match is NOT a tragedy. 27 year old lady officer Lt Kiran Shekhawat dying in the Dornier aircraft crash is!#ShameOnTimesNow — Rashi Kakkar (@rashi_kakkar) March 27, 2015 Times Now is to journalism what KRK is to acting - a complete disgrace #ShameOnTimesNow #reportKRK — valencia gomez (@gomezee) March 27, 2015 Just because you top the viewership charts doesn't mean you will rant at your will. #ShameOnTimesNow — Ashutosh Kulkarni (@PrachinVaani) March 27, 2015 Times Now is getting bajaoed on Twitter. Now they know how the ball feels when @msdhoni smacks it for a six. #ShameOnTimesNow — adi (@adiupadhyay) March 27, 2015 Is there a TataSky package without TimesNow? #ShameOnTimesNow — Subodh Srivastava (@subodh_srivstv) March 26, 2015 The anchors and Arnab Goswami got their fair share of venom from Twitteratis too: "@AtheistIyer: Dedicated to #ArnabGoswami @TimesNow #ShameOnTimesNow pic.twitter.com/5U5MiSyPq0" @theoneanubhav @Raghav390 — Prithvish Uppal (@prithvishuppal) March 26, 2015 #ShameOnTimesNow absolutely repulsive match analysis. Watch out Arnab Goswami #anand narasimhan is snapping at your heels! — Madhur Usgaonkar (@madhur3432) March 26, 2015 @TinaSharmaT now tina sharma is writing a book"100 ways 2 win world cup" — ankit kamdar (@ankitkamdar31) March 26, 2015 Also read: This is how some Indians vented their anger: Trolling Anushka Sharma Follow @thenewsminute Tweet

Topic tags,

Become a TNM Member for just Rs 999!
You can also support us with a one-time payment.