The following post by Song Yangbiao (宋阳标), a newspaper journalist, was deleted from Sina Weibo sometime before 11:00 p.m. yesterday, November 25, 2012. The post makes an oblique reference to the latest report from the New York Times about the businesses and investments of Premier Wen Jiabao. Song Yangbiao currently just under 17,000 followers, according to numbers from Sina Weibo. [More on deleted posts at the WeiboScope Search, by the Journalism and Media Studies Centre]

That thing about the Premier and Ping An that cannot be said . . .

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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