Jon Funabiki

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Professor, Faculty Adviser, Founding Executive Director Renaissance Journalism

Former grantmaker with the Ford Foundation, one of the world’s leading philanthropic institutions, and founding director of the Department’s Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism, which developed model programs to improve news media coverage of ethnic minority communities and issues. He is a former international affairs reporter and editor with The San Diego Union. Funabiki also serves as executive director of the Dilena Takeyama Center for the Study of Japan and Japanese Culture.


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