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By Eileen Le Han

This booklet deals an in-depth account of social media, journalism and collective reminiscence via a five-year research of Weibo, a number one chinese language micro-blogging platform, and prism of transitional China in a globalizing world. 
How does society have in mind public occasions within the swiftly altering age of social media? 
Eileen Le Han examines how several types of public occasions are shared, debated, and their old importance and worthiness of remembrance highlighted on Weibo. Journalism performs an important half in mobilizing collective remembering of those occasions, in a society with speedily altering issues at the platform, the tightening country regulate, and nationalism at the rise. 
The first 5 years of Weibo replicate a dramatic switch in chinese language society, the place newshounds, media pros, and opinion leaders in different fields of workmanship, including usual voters without delay plagued by those adjustments in lifestyle collaborate to witness the swift social transition. 

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