Virtual stairway of hope to the Chinese echelon?
UPDATE 10 Feb 2013:
Turns out the mystery blogger is a migrant worker called Zhang Hongming. See AP Exclusive: Mysterious China Blogger Comes Out
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Is China’s mystery blogger Xi Jinping himself?
By Calum MacLeod,
Source – USA TODAY, published February 7, 2013
PBEIJING – A mystery blogger who appears to have close access to the daily activities of China’s new leader may be the leader himself, China watchers say.
The blog “Study Xi Fans Group” has posted pictures of Communist Party Secretary General Xi Jinping’s trip to northwest China along with detailed updates about his busy schedule.
To Americans who are used to the flood of minutiae issued by the White House about President Obama, similar outpourings from China’s government may seem like nothing unusual, but in China, a close-up look at the leader of an organization long steeped in secrecy is a revelation all by itself. The activities of the party elite are normally reported in a carefully scripted manner, often delayed by a few days, by the state-run media.
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