wzp in ofblog has an evaluation of the impact of blogging in China and describes 2005 – 2006 summer as the hottest year. He claims that blogging has smashed the monopoly of hegmonic discourse and changed the tragetory of journalism (zh) . However, after the summer, winter follows (zh) , Liu Ren predicts. Keso is more optimistic about the coming winter, “it will only freeze the flies to death”. (zh) .