Terence Fernandez

Former managing editor of The Malay Mail newspaper, Terence is today a media and stakeholder management consultant. He also writes columns for The Star, The Malay Mail Online and Oriental Daily News; and is a regular radio commentator on current issues.

With 20 years of journalism behind him, he has received numerous awards for investigative reporting and public service journalism notably from the Malaysian Press Institute (MPI) and the Society of Publishers Asia (SOPA).

My Sessions

The Outsiders: How Global Journalism Shaped Our National Discourse

Black Box
Journalism Campus Panels

Content transcends boundaries. Anyone with access to the Internet, is globally connected. Malaysian news coverage by foreign media outlets arguably played a pivotal role in the recent GE14, with their exposés on 1MDB – the biggest scandal the country has seen. Meanwhile, the local media won’t touch any ‘sensitive topics’ with a 10-foot pole – […]