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  1. News - China Insider - JUSTICE

    Court’s Sina Weibo account promotes one-sided debate on disgraced Bo Xilai

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 11:36am by Keith Zhai and Patrick Boehler

    ... on Thursday, has set up a microblog gathering thousands of followers within hours of its launch. Comments on its weibo-only platform however remain heavily censored as the Chinese public struggles to come to terms over Bo’s controversial legacy. The Jinan Intermediary People’s Court turned to Sina Weibo, China’s largest micro-blogging platform, to announce Bo’s trial date in what could ...

  2. Censors can't hide deleted Weibo posts

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com A software program that can recover deleted posts from the mainland microblogging site Sina Weibo has been developed at the University of Hong Kong. Mainland censors monitor the Chinese version of Twitter for politically sensitive posts and delete them but a university pilot project, WeiboScope, allows researchers to recover and analyse ...

  3. News - China Insider - Bo Xilai

    Bo Xilai associate Jiang Feng Dolby resurfaces in TV documentary

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 05:53pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... that commissioned the five-part documentary series, shared a link to it on its Sina Weibo microblog. The video has since been deleted. The documentary was made in December last year, after Bo’s downfall ... post on her Sina Weibo microblog, reacting to the flood of attention on Thursday. The former anchor, who became a British citizen by marriage in 2004 and has two children, is now living ...

  4. News - China Insider - POLITICS

    Bo Xilai trial's love triangle and corruption talk gives way to jokes and puns

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 09:28pm by Chris Luo

    ... the trials. A joke on Sina Weibo reads: A boss yells at his subordinates for not copying him when they send out important internal e-mails. “Do you know what triggered Bo Xilai’s downfall? ... language news department wrote on Sina Weibo. The Xinhua editors went on to explain that two groups of sub-editors, Britons and Americans, scratched their heads and debated for hours in the Xinhua ...

  5. News - China

    In rare openness, China microblogs Bo Xilai trial

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 09:39am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... a TV anchorwoman on a live national program checked her cellphone for the latest posting. The Jinan Intermediate People’s Court in eastern China began its blow-by-blow updates on its Sina Weibo microblog 21 minutes before the trial opened Thursday and updated steadily through the day, including details on testimony, photos and even an audio clip from a key witness. “When the court’s Weibo ...

  6. News - China

    Pictured, slim and greying: How 18 months under investigation have treated Bo Xilai

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 08:51am by Agence France-Presse

    ... was shown on television, a picture was posted on the court's account on Sina Weibo, a Chinese microblogging service similar to Twitter, showing him standing between the policemen. Journalists ... they chosen for that on purpose?" By 5:00pm (0900 GMT), the picture had become one of the most popular on Weibo, being reposted 60,000 times, with hundreds of people commenting. "He is just ...

  7. News - China

    Diehard supporters make their presence felt outside court

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai, JOANNA CHIU

    ... on the court's official Weibo feed. Police quickly took away protesters displaying banners. "[Bo] was purged by [President] Xi Jinping and [Premier] Li Keqiang and the public knows it in its ... and be tried." While Xinhua made unprecedented use of Weibo and Twitter to cover the trial, mainland media reporting was sporadic. CCTV's evening news did not mention the trial, though CCTV's ...

  8. Rumour battle cannot be won

    Posted Apr 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the Arab awakening in 2010, has been further constrained, and microblog networks, known as weibo, more closely monitored. But the gossip that spread like wildfire through the blogosphere ... were posts about coups, gunfire and tanks on Beijing's streets. There were no such threats, but with many of the 700 million weibo users online for purely recreational reasons, and eager ...

  9. Comment - Blogs

    Bo Xilai supporters gather in Chongqing

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 11:04am by Patrick Boehler

    ... of Chongqing do not welcome an organised crime lawyer,” one banner read, according to photos that spread on Sina Weibo and forums. “Fight organised crime, eliminate the evil.” Many of the comments on Weibo reflected some nostalgia for Bo’s rule, which ended last year and became China’s most spectacular political scandal in decades. “I only trust Bo Xilai,” one person commented on the photos. ...

  10. News - China

    China makes big show of Bo Xilai trial, but it’s still just theatre

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 06:46pm by Reuters

    ... said. Too funny! I can’t believe they actually believed those casual comments and brought them out as evidence. Are they stupid or do they have some secret motive? Go Bo Xilai! Weibo user. ... transparent, they are just pretending to be.” Still, the court’s Sina Weibo microblog has proved a huge hit, and an apparent temporary relaxation of censorship has allowed users to post comments about ...




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