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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: the 8 people ASIC has jailed for 10 years or more

Mayne: the 8 people ASIC has jailed for 10 years or more

Stephen MayneApr 11, 20172 Comments

ASIC is under a lot of pressure to show it is a tough cop on the beat. But how many people does it really send to prison? And are sentences long enough?

Mayne: is the Sydney Swans president still up to the job?

Mayne: is the Sydney Swans president still up to the job?

Stephen MayneApr 10, 20172 Comments

Swans president Andrew Pridham's defence of embattled Seven West CEO Tim Worner has left many disillusioned with his performance.

Mayne: another 10 former politicians funded by the Murdoch machine, including Gough

Mayne: another 10 former politicians funded by the Murdoch machine, including Gough

Stephen MayneApr 6, 20173 Comments

Proving just how ubiquitous the Murdoch dollar is, some of the most powerful politicians -- now and historically -- from Australia, UK and the US, have benefited from Rupert and Family's wealth.

The Australian adds Amber Harrison to its enemies and suppressive persons list, but cui bono?

The Australian adds Amber Harrison to its enemies and suppressive persons list, but cui bono?

Stephen MayneApr 5, 20176 Comments

Why would three people in London all co-operate with an Australian journalist and a separately commissioned photographer to launch a detailed hit on a then-24-year-old temp worker?

Mayne: 20 more politicians who have been paid by Rupert Murdoch

Mayne: 20 more politicians who have been paid by Rupert Murdoch

Stephen MayneApr 5, 20172 Comments

Don't forget, Tony Abbott was once a journalist for News Corp.

Mayne: 10 former politicians who have been paid by Rupert Murdoch

Mayne: 10 former politicians who have been paid by Rupert Murdoch

Stephen MayneApr 4, 20175 Comments

The latest member of this club is former Republican senator for New Hampshire Kelly Ayotte.

Mayne: it's time for Gerry Harvey to go (and for News Corp to show some spine)

Mayne: it's time for Gerry Harvey to go (and for News Corp to show some spine)

Stephen MayneApr 3, 20172 Comments

Gerry Harvey's Harvey Norman has appalling governance problems -- it's probably time for the septuagenarian to pull up stumps.

Mayne: the conditions Britain should impose on Murdoch’s Sky bid

Mayne: the conditions Britain should impose on Murdoch’s Sky bid

Stephen MayneMar 31, 20174 Comments

With just five out of 13 independents at 21st Century Fox, OfCom should insist on substantial board changes as a pre-condition before the bid can proceed.

Mayne: Doyle takes control of town hall, but could there be an appeal?

Mayne: Doyle takes control of town hall, but could there be an appeal?

Stephen MayneMar 23, 20171 Comment

Time is running out to counter the Melbourne lord mayor's new-found majority control.

Mayne: has Amber Harrison triggered a war between Kerry Stokes and Rupert Murdoch?

Mayne: has Amber Harrison triggered a war between Kerry Stokes and Rupert Murdoch?

Stephen MayneMar 14, 20177 Comments

Seven West Media has been copping it for months now from both Margin Call and Rear Window over various controversies, including the Amber Harrison scandal.

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