The following post by Qing Meisu (青媒素) was deleted from Sina Weibo sometime before 5:45 p.m. on November 18, 2012. The post is a response to an as-yet undeleted post by Liu Guijuan (刘桂娟) that read: “I have a dream, hoping that just one among the new group of leaders will open up a Weibo account and see the things that happen everyday in this strong country, see how their subjects pass their days.” Qing Meisu currently more than 101,000 followers, according to numbers from Sina Weibo. [More on deleted posts at the WeiboScope Search, by the Journalism and Media Studies Centre].

Their Weibo accounts would sink. When they spoke everything they said would be sensitive terms and their accounts would be deleted . . .

The original Chinese-language post follows:


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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