In China, weibo (MicroBlog), as a new platform for expressing, has not been widely taken advantage of until recently. It features as high speed and wide range of transmission, high participation of the public and a strong spontaneity and so on, which all enable it to become an approach via which the public opinions, as well as public wish can be delivered. As a state of people’s democratic dictatorship, that people are the masters is the fundamental interest of our citizens, and that all power belongs to the people is the core idea of our System of People’s Congresses. Therefore, to ensure the accessibility of the expressing channel for the will of public is pivotal for both state-building and social stability. In line with this, some state sectors actively set up their weibo (MicroBlog), trying to offer a barrier-free platform for public expressing. By examining the function, cases and participation, this article, through the case of weibo (MicroBlog) of sina.com, will be inspecting the actual effect as well as the special characteristics of this public expressing approach. Also, the article aims to learn about the aspects that are involved during the public expressing process, thus to advise the state to encourage the freedom of speech as well as to perfect the expostulation system.
Keywords: Expression of public opinion;way;weibo (MicroBlog)