Chris Johnston

Chris Johnston

Chris Johnston is a Fairfax Media senior writer based at The Age in Melbourne.

Digital inventory in wills provides access to social media pages after death

Chris Johnston There is a booming trend towards making a written plan of what happens to your social media pages and other digital assets after you die.

#bye2014: the year of the hashtag

Hostage tributes

Chris Johnston Traditional news sources still tell us what's going on but sometimes comes the Twitter hashtag can become a rolling coverage of the world's moral compass.

Girls on film: Australia's 'reality porn' king

Pornographer Garion Hall, from Abbywinters.
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Chris Johnston He's a pioneer of online "female-friendly ethical erotica" - and it's making him a motza. Chris Johnston meets Aussie "reality porn" king Garion Hall.

Attack of the cyber insider

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Noomi Rapace as Lisbeth Salander in The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Chris Johnston Zone-H.org is a shadowy website based in the small Arizona desert city of Scottsdale. It's an archive of web pages that have been attacked and defaced - it is updated daily - in an uprising that has...

Trading web is winning big business

Hezi and Gabby Liebovich of Cathcoftheday

Chris Johnston Gabby Leibovich says he sometimes wonders if the Melbourne-based online empire he has built from nothing with his brother Hezi is real.