The following post by Shenzhen Hot Topics (深圳热点), a user with more than 123,000 followers, was deleted from Sina Weibo sometime before 2:44 p.m. today, November 8, 2012 (within 25 minutes of being posted). The post includes a group of photos it attributes to Reuters showing former Chinese President Jiang Zemin making various faces during the 18th National Congress today. [More on deleted posts at the WeiboScope Search, by the Journalism and Media Studies Centre].

Those Reuters editors are too funny . . .

The original Chinese-language post follows:

路透的编辑太幽默了……(转)@焦点联播 @杂谈五味

NOTE: All posts to The Anti-Social List are listed as “permission denied” in the Sina Weibo API, which means they were deleted by Weibo managers, not by users themselves.

David Bandurski

CMP Director

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