The Minister of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications, Kazuhiro Haraguchi, had a live interview on UStream on April 9, one of the streaming media on the Internet. He did not inform the Office of Public Relations of the ministry about the interview in advance and it became a hot topic in the whole country.
Minister Haraguchi notified through Twitter about the second interview scheduled for April 16, which attracted about 1200 viewers as the first live interview on the Internet. He explained the overview of the current issues in the national policy.
Finally, he had interactive discussion with some of the viewers. Responding to a request to show his sign language for the Deaf, the minister introduced himself in sign language.
Kazuhiro Haraguchi's official site in Japanese: