What’s happening in Shanghai? Coronavirus, Chinese New Year, Controlling the Narrative, Stories
Shanghai based MMA coach Ramsey Dewey responds to hundreds of questions from the viewers about the outbreak of the Wuhan Corona virus. Thoughts and experiences about living in China during a city-wide quarantine that just happened to coincide with the Chinese New Year Holiday.
Remember, we don’t simply communicate with data and facts, we communicate with stories. The method of delivery is crucial.
Every year during the Chinese New Year Holiday, the giant mega-city of Shanghai becomes a ghost town as all the shops and businesses close and a massive exodus happens of millions of citizens to their home provinces. If this year was your first CNY in the mainland, you might be confused and think the end of the world was upon us because of the recent viral outbreak as the remaining survivors wear breathing masks and stay indoors whenever possible- But, no, that’s just the culture.