K. M .Mathew, who was the chief editor of Malayalam newspaper Malayala Manorama, was born on 2 January 1917. His parents were K. C. Mammen Mappillai & Kunjaadamma. Before starting his career in Malayala Manorama, K. M. Mathew worked as a rubber planter in Karnataka state. Following the death of his father K. C. Mammen Mappillai, K. M. Mathew joined Malayala Manorama as general manager & managing editor in the year 1954. But later he became the chief editor of Malayala Manorama following the death of his brother K. M. Cherian in the year 1973. Under the guidance of K. M. Mathew, Malayala Manorama entered a new face of modernization. As we all know, apart from the Malayala Manorama newspaper, the group has a magazine for women in Malayalam & Hindi (Vanitha), magazines for children( Kalikudukka, Amar Chitra Kadha, Balarama, Magic Pot), farmer’s magazine(Karshakasree), English magazine ‘The Week’ & Manorama Year Book(Malayalam, English, Hindi, Tamil & Bengali languages) respectively. Also note that they have a television channel & FM radio channels in the Malayalam language that is popular in our Kerala State.