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Stephen Mayne — Journalist and Founder

Stephen Mayne

Journalist and Founder

Stephen Mayne founded Crikey in February 2000, and has remained as a contributor since selling it in 2005. He’s a former political staffer and local government councillor who also pursues shareholder advocacy as a director of the Australian Shareholders’ Association and campaigns broadly for transparency and accountability across the media, business and political sectors.

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Mayne: Stokes' belligerence will only fan the flames of the Worner affair

Mayne: Stokes' belligerence will only fan the flames of the Worner affair

Stephen MayneFeb 15, 20175 Comments

Like with Jeff Kennett, Kerry Stokes has been aggressively defensive and dismissive of both the governance issues and the lack of accountability.

Mayne: Seven, Worner under siege ahead of results briefing

Mayne: Seven, Worner under siege ahead of results briefing

Stephen MayneFeb 14, 20173 Comments

Worner will host a conference call with analysts at 10am tomorrow morning. But will journalists be allowed to ask about the Amber Harrison affair?

Mayne: why do so many government bodies keep executive pay secret?

Mayne: why do so many government bodies keep executive pay secret?

Stephen MayneFeb 13, 20179 Comments

The public has the right to know how much executives whose salaries are paid for by the taxpayer are paid, but there is a shocking lack of disclosure at most government agencies,

Mayne: another day, another Labor favour for a billionaire in Melbourne

Mayne: another day, another Labor favour for a billionaire in Melbourne

Stephen MayneFeb 9, 20174 Comments

There is no clear reason why James Packer and Crown Resorts are getting such special treatment.

Why is James Packer so obsessed with Israel?

Why is James Packer so obsessed with Israel?

Stephen MayneFeb 8, 20172 Comments

James Packer seems to be spending an awful lot of time an attention on Israel these days and has been caught up in a corruption inquiry involving the Prime Minister. What is going on?

Tim Worner's company-delivered, official, letterheaded sext revealed

Tim Worner's company-delivered, official, letterheaded sext revealed

Stephen MayneFeb 8, 20173 Comments

Isn’t this effectively sexting on a company letter head?

Mayne: Seven on the warpath, but Amber Harrison won't be silenced

Mayne: Seven on the warpath, but Amber Harrison won't be silenced

Stephen MayneFeb 7, 20173 Comments

Seven is throwing a lot of legal muscle at Amber Harrison, but she won't be cowed.

Mayne: big banks should quit making political donations

Mayne: big banks should quit making political donations

Stephen MayneFeb 2, 20174 Comments

The financial services sector has been revealed as the most generous industry for Australia’s political parties in the 2015-16 donations data.

Mayne: what to expect in tomorrow's political donations dump

Mayne: what to expect in tomorrow's political donations dump

Stephen MayneJan 31, 20172 Comments

Tomorrow we find out a year's worth of political donations data. So what will the big stories be?

Amber Harrison responds as Seven flexes its legal muscle

Amber Harrison responds as Seven flexes its legal muscle

Stephen MayneJan 16, 20176 Comments

Channel Seven's lawyers are unhappy with Crikey -- and of course with Amber Harrison -- after we published a report on the sordid situation last week. Herewith, Harrison responds.

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