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Topic: Crikey's First 20 Years
Crikey founder Stephen Mayne in 2003 (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Even when ‘strange’ and struggling, Crikey always punched above its weight

In 20 years, Crikey has gone from a 'strange website' to a force for good, writes Adam Schwab.

Crikey’s biggest scoops: Paddy Manning’s last stand

Revisiting one of Crikey's biggest scoops: the column by Paddy Manning that cost him his job at The Sydney Morning Herald

Eddie McGuire (Image: AAP/David Crosling

Crikey’s biggest scoops: boning Eddie McGuire

Revisiting one of Crikey's biggest scoops: the affidavit that claimed Eddie McGuire talked about whether Nine should "bone" Jessica Rowe.

Crikey founder Stephen Mayne in 2005 (Image: AAP/Mario Borg)

Coming up swinging: Crikey’s (unlikely) tale of survival

To survive three years was unlikely, to notch up 20 is quite remarkable. Here's how we did it, writes Crikey founder Stephen Mayne.

Keith Windschuttle (Image: AAP/Libby Sutherland)

Crikey’s biggest scoops: the Quadrant hoax

Revisiting one of Crikey's biggest scoops: the revelation that Quadrant editor Keith Windschuttle had been taken in by a hoax.

Former US President George Bush.

In terror and hope — the world’s 20-year wild ride

Evolution or devolution? A look back over the past 20 years of politics, technology, and wars of all kinds.

Rupert Murdoch

Crikey’s biggest scoops: the News Corp books

Revisiting one of Crikey's biggest scoops: the exclusive revelation in 2014 of News Corp's dire financial accounts.

20 years on, why Crikey matters even more today than it did back then

Help Crikey celebrate 20 years of independent Australian journalism.

(Images: AAP/Julian Smith and AAP/YONHAP NEWS)

Crikey’s biggest scoops: Cheryl Kernot and Gareth Evans

Revisiting one of Crikey's biggest scoops: the affair between Australian Democrat defector Cheryl Kernot and Labor's Gareth Evans.