Nov 3, 2014

Mayne: Murdoch salaries hit $600 million — but you wouldn’t read about it

The Oz has revealed that the ABC's Mark Scott got a pay rise -- but the paper is strangely silent on the massive pay packets taken home by the Murdoch family.

Stephen Mayne — Journalist and Founder

Stephen Mayne

Journalist and Founder

As part of News Corp’s ongoing campaign against the ABC, The Australian reported on Saturday that managing director Mark Scott enjoyed a pay rise from $805,392 in 2012-13 to $823,613 in 2013-14.

The story then went on to speculate as to the identity of the executives who shared in the packages ranging between $465,000 and $555,000 which rounded out the top six paid staff at the ABC.

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8 thoughts on “Mayne: Murdoch salaries hit $600 million — but you wouldn’t read about it

  1. The Hood

    News Corp is a Delaware Corporation so anything goes and the share holders (the one’s that can’t vote that is) can go jump!

  2. Elbow Patches

    Because they’re worth it.

  3. Brangwyn

    Now we would like to know how much Tax they paid and where.

  4. Neutral

    good to see where our tax dollars go…

  5. zut alors

    Pay peanuts for a monkey. A media gorilla costs significantly more.


  6. CML

    And we needed to know this why, exactly???
    The mega-rich will always act like leeches as far as the average Joe is concerned, so nothing new here!!

  7. AR

    We should just be grateful for mudorc’s minions telling us how elites are roonen us alls.

  8. Norman Hanscombe

    What a Wonderful World it would be if the salaries of rich people we don’t like was our biggest problem?

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