John Garnaut is Fairfax Media's China correspondent. John graduated in law and arts from Monash University and worked for three years as a commercial lawyer at Melbourne firm Hall & Wilcox before joining the Sydney Morning Herald as a cadet in 2002. He became the Economics Correspondent in the Canberra press gallery and in 2007 was posted to Beijing.
John Garnaut China's most famous sabre-rattling general has turned uncharacteristically silent after a bruising first foray on the ''battleground'' of online public opinion.
John Garnaut, Philip Wen BEIJING: A wealthy businessman was detained yesterday amid expectations he was about to reveal explosive allegations of collaboration between Chongqing officials and organised crime.
John Garnaut, Sanghee Liu BEIJING: Chinese cyber warfare experts have denied charges their country was behind a fresh wave of cyber attacks on Gmail accounts, and say that it is China that stands ''naked'' against American...
John Garnaut BEIJING: The flagship website of China's resurgent New Left movement was brought down by hackers yesterday, interrupting its ferocious campaign against critics of Chairman Mao Zedong.
John Garnaut An Australian writer who many consider to be the most influential political commentator on the Chinese language internet has disappeared, apparently at the hands of Chinese police.
John Garnaut in Beijing Millions of school children may be first in line to try China's newest innovation in censorship technology: compulsory filtering software installed on every computer.