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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: managing 'The Cat' at Fairfax and directors who just won't go after a takeover

Mayne: managing 'The Cat' at Fairfax and directors who just won't go after a takeover

Stephen MayneMay 25, 2017

How should Domain CEO Antony Catalano and other senior Fairfax executives behave now the company has agreed to open its books to TPG?

Mayne: another 7 long-serving blokes who should retire (including Abbott)

Mayne: another 7 long-serving blokes who should retire (including Abbott)

Stephen MayneMay 23, 20173 Comments

Stephen Mayne is working hard on his list of 100 long-serving men who should retire.

Adele Ferguson lines up another corporate for Four Corners

Adele Ferguson lines up another corporate for Four Corners

Stephen MayneMay 2, 20171 Comment

After 7-Eleven, the Commonwealth Bank and Caltex,Gold Walkley award-winning journo Adele Ferguson is working with the ABC again.

Mayne: 12 political turncoats, including Cory Bernardi

Mayne: 12 political turncoats, including Cory Bernardi

Stephen MayneMay 1, 20173 Comments

All's fair in love and war ... and politics. Here are 12 MPs who left their parties.

Mayne: conflicts of interest everywhere, so time for new independent directors at Ten

Mayne: conflicts of interest everywhere, so time for new independent directors at Ten

Stephen MayneApr 28, 2017

Lachlan Murdoch, James Packer and Bruce Gordon -- three billionaire substantial shareholders who double up as loan guarantors for Network Ten. And that is a problem.

Ten could join list of companies that insist everything is fine -- right before they collapse

Ten could join list of companies that insist everything is fine -- right before they collapse

Stephen MayneApr 27, 20173 Comments

If Ten does collapse, it will join the long list of companies that claimed they were worth plenty in the final set of accounts released before the undertakers were called in.

Mayne: sport is owned by the people, and John Coates should remember that

Mayne: sport is owned by the people, and John Coates should remember that

Stephen MayneApr 26, 20171 Comment

If Olympic athletes, federal politicians or even the local hockey club president want to go along and observe how Australia’s future Olympic leadership is being decided, they should be free to do so.

Mayne: another 5 men who should retire, including John Coates

Mayne: another 5 men who should retire, including John Coates

Stephen MayneApr 24, 20171 Comment

Please proceed to the nearest exit, gentlemen.

Mayne: how gambling, sport and gender issues intersect

Mayne: how gambling, sport and gender issues intersect

Stephen MayneApr 21, 20172 Comments

There are six separate but related questions where major decisions are pending.

Mayne: 25 media personalities who have sued for defamation

Mayne: 25 media personalities who have sued for defamation

Stephen MayneApr 20, 20172 Comments

Today we present an unfortunately long list of journalists and media players who have resorted to initiating legal proceedings, not free speech, to settle a debate.

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