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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 currently a City of Melbourne councillor, shareholder advocate and broad campaigner for transparency and accountability across the media, business and political sectors.

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Mayne: Boral blows up $800m on US cash-splash, dilutes retail shareholders

Stephen MayneNov 25, 20162 Comments

Why are shareholders not getting a vote on Boral's new deal?

Mayne: shareholders finally standing up to Murdochs' millions

Mayne: shareholders finally standing up to Murdochs' millions

Stephen MayneNov 18, 20163 Comments

Not that you would read about it in The Australian, of course ...

Mayne: who's afraid of Gerry Harvey?

Mayne: who's afraid of Gerry Harvey?

Stephen MayneNov 16, 20162 Comments

Because something needs to be done about the autocratic, 77-year-old billionaire.

Stephen Mayne asks Rupert Murdoch why he hates free speech so much

Stephen Mayne asks Rupert Murdoch why he hates free speech so much

Stephen MayneNov 15, 20162 Comments

Rupert Murdoch adopts a kind of "free speech for me, but not for thee" approach to his business.

Mayne: CBA becomes first big bank to cop remuneration strike, withdraws CEO pay resolution

Mayne: CBA becomes first big bank to cop remuneration strike, withdraws CEO pay resolution

Stephen MayneNov 9, 20161 Comment

None of the big four banks have ever received remuneration strikes -- until today.

Mayne: Domain falls flat as Fairfax continues to duck and weave on executive pay

Mayne: Domain falls flat as Fairfax continues to duck and weave on executive pay

Stephen MayneNov 3, 2016

No one likes to see a CEO, particularly a former journalist, make more than $10 million firing thousands of staff, but that’s exactly what has happened at Fairfax.

Mayne: will Melbourne’s first indigenous councillor be allowed to take her seat?

Mayne: will Melbourne’s first indigenous councillor be allowed to take her seat?

Stephen MayneNov 1, 20161 Comment

Melbourne, on the brink of making history, might be denied its first indigenous councillor at the 11th hour.

Mayne: the winners and losers of Victoria's council elections

Mayne: the winners and losers of Victoria's council elections

Stephen MayneOct 31, 20163 Comments

Spoiler alert: Stephen Mayne, unfortunately, comes under the latter column.

Stephen Mayne v Rupert Murdoch: time to level up

Stephen Mayne v Rupert Murdoch: time to level up

Stephen MayneOct 26, 20163 Comments

A Rupert Murdoch-chaired AGM is a very special event indeed. Two of them back-to-back is basically Christmas.

Mayne: CSL pay protest shows that even market darlings can be struck down

Mayne: CSL pay protest shows that even market darlings can be struck down

Stephen MayneOct 13, 2016

The story here seems to be one of a big-talking US executive team persuading a folksy Australian board that the big money should flow like it does in the US pharmaceutical industry.

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