Blogger interview: Guo Daxia

This video is the ninth in a series of short interviews conducted at this year's Chinese blogger conference (cnbloggercon 2008, Guangzhou, November 15 & 16th).

In this interview, Guo "Daxia" (郭"大虾"), a controversial and prolific grassroots Chinese blogger well-known for tackling many of China's most sensitive social issues on his blog (also Yaoblog, both of which have long been blocked / inaccessible in mainland China), discusses his experience blogging, "civic consciousness" in China, the influence social media is having on official policymakers, censorship, free speech / public discourse, and the Chinese government propaganda department loosing control.

This video is also available on Tudou for faster loading in China.

To see other interviews from this series, link here.

Filming, editing, and interviewing: Adam J. Schokora
Subtitles: Alice Liu
Music: B6

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