Chinese Blogger Conference 2007 – Some Thoughts – Jeremy Goldkorn
Jeremy Goldkorn of Danwei reflects on the recent Chinese Bloggers Conference, and includes links to several other blog posts on the topic:
The event was organized completely by volunteers. It drew together hundreds of people from highly diverse backgrounds for a weekend of discussions covering everything from freedom of speech and the responsibilities of bloggers and the media to ways of using blogs and wikis to raise the level of education in the countryside. It was very easy to meet people: all the attendees are friendly and nobody stands on ceremony.
Like last year, your correspondent left the event feeling extraordinarily optimistic about China. [Full text]