Sino Weibo sacks censor over online attack on bereaved user

A “supervisor” tasked with censoring content for a Chinese Twitter-like social media site has been sacked and deplatformed for accusing a user of lying about her mother’s death after having a coronavirus vaccine.Microblogging platform Sina Weibo said on Sunday that Ji Haoyang had been fired for posting “unconfirmed and inappropriate remarks on his account and comments, misleading other users and having a bad influence”.The decision followed a public backlash over Ji’s claims that an internet…