Republic TV has partnered with Gramener for real-time special election coverage of the Gujarat Elections 2017. Powered by the data science company Gramener, the channel has lined up exclusive coverage of the elections in the week leading up to the counting day and on counting day, under the campaign #Dec18WithArnab.
Gramener will help enhance the visual look both on-air and on Republic’s digital platforms to present the data in a comprehensible and meaningful manner. Gramener is a data science company that handles large-scale data via non-traditional analytics and visualises it in real time, which helps identify the right questions and draw out insights. The company forayed in visual data journalism in 2013 and has since conducted multiple projects – including the 2014 national elections – in visualising election campaign data with clear number-based analyses.
Anand S, CEO, Gramener, said, “We would bring our data science expertise to sharpen the Gujarat election analysis with cutting-edge analytics and visualisation tools in a real-time environment.”
Naveen Gattu, COO, Gramener, said, “We look forward to present exciting data stories, interesting patterns, and correlations in real time, backed by powerful editorial narratives to make the election coverage, simple and insightful for the Republic audience.”
Arnab Goswami, Editor-in- Chief and Founder, Republic TV, said, “The Gujarat Elections are strategically important as they will set context for the National Elections in 2019. We look forward to cutting-edge analysis and sharp visuals provided real time for the Republic audience.”
Republic TV’s election coverage will be telecast on air and will be available on the website, republicworld.com and the Republic TV app.