Tiger Temple: Netizen of the People – Adrienne Mong

MSNBC profiles blogger Laohumiao (Tiger Temple):

071106 Bloggers Hmed 6A.StandardTiger Temple, in real life 54-year-old Zhang Shihe, has been blogging for four years. He adopted the name “Tiger Temple” for online use; it refers to the Beijing neighborhood in which he lives. His “24 Hours Online” site, which is available only in Chinese, marks a departure from the typical Chinese-language blog here.

For one, Zhang doesn’t limit his topics to one theme like many bloggers often do. Although he does say he avoids any topics about which he knows nothing. But from a glance at his site, those topics would seem to be very few. [Full text]

Read more about Laohu Miao, including translations of his blog posts, via CDT. The most recent is titled: “Laohu Miao’s impressions of the Chinese Blogger Conference 2007″.

[Image of the Chinese Bloggers Conference, via MSNBC]

November 7, 2007 6:37 PM
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