RJIF Chairman’s acceptance speech for the Shorenstein Award 2015 at Stanford University

Photo: Rod Searcey

On May 6 2016, Dr Yoichi Funabashi, former Editor-in-Chief of the Asahi Shimbun and RJIF Chairman delivered an acceptance speech for the 2015 Shorenstein Journalism Award Ceremony hosted by the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) at Stanford University.
Full text of the Shorenstein Award 2015 Acceptance Speech

The ceremony was preceded by a panel discussion, “Continuity and Change in the U.S.-Japan Alliance.” Dr Funabashi was joined by three distinguished speakers: Ms Susan Chira, Deputy Executive Editor at the New York Times, Ambassador Michael Armacost, Stanford Distinguished Fellow and Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan, and Dr Daniel Sneider, Associate Director for Research at Shorenstein APARC, who moderated the discussion.