Warren Fernandez

Warren Fernandez

Warren Fernandez is editor-in-chief of The Straits Times and also president of the World Editors Forum.

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Opinion | Coronavirus struggle points to the difficulty in tackling climate crisis

The Covid-19 experience – hampered by populist politicians, global inequalities and a pandemic of misinformation – makes plain the difficulties of forging a global consensus on tackling climate change.

The Covid-19 experience – hampered by populist politicians, global inequalities and a pandemic of misinformation – makes plain the difficulties of forging a global consensus on tackling climate change.

Coronavirus struggle points to the difficulty in tackling climate crisis
28 Sep 2021 - 5:15PM
Opinion | Coronavirus a reminder of need for reliable, sustainable media

Amid the outbreak, audiences have turned to professional journalists like never before to learn how to stay safe, protect their jobs and tell fact from fiction. Covid-19 has highlighted many things, including the critical role a credible and reliable media plays in the health and well-being of our societies.

Amid the outbreak, audiences have turned to professional journalists like never before to learn how to stay safe, protect their jobs and tell fact from fiction. Covid-19 has highlighted many things, including the critical role a credible and reliable media plays in the health and well-being of our societies.

Coronavirus a reminder of need for reliable, sustainable media
28 Sep 2020 - 12:11PM
Opinion | Credible media vital in fight against coronavirus and epidemic of fake news

At a time when the public are most in need of critical information, many newsrooms, hit by shrinking revenue streams, are finding it harder to deliver on their mission – with grave implications for society

At a time when the public are most in need of critical information, many newsrooms, hit by shrinking revenue streams, are finding it harder to deliver on their mission – with grave implications for society

Credible media vital in fight against coronavirus and epidemic of fake news
10 Apr 2020 - 11:37AM
Opinion | Will fake news save journalism? Media must continue innovating, because real news is still necessary for real democracy

Worldwide, new forms of financial and institutional support will be necessary to sustain public interest journalism. These must be independent to ensure government accountability and maintain democratic participation.

Worldwide, new forms of financial and institutional support will be necessary to sustain public interest journalism. These must be independent to ensure government accountability and maintain democratic participation.

Will fake news save journalism? Media must continue innovating, because real news is still necessary for real democracy
28 Sep 2019 - 6:57AM