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Stephen Mayne

Journalist and Crikey founder

Stephen Mayne — Journalist and <em>Crikey</em> 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.

It's the battle of the progressives in Northcote as Labor pulls out all stops

It's the battle of the progressives in Northcote as Labor pulls out all stops

Will the Greens nab another inner-city Melbourne seat from the Labor party?

Breaking: Arrested Saudi Prince sells key $US1 billion voting stake in 21st Century Fox

Breaking: Arrested Saudi Prince sells key $US1 billion voting stake in 21st Century Fox

What does the shock sale, which comes in the wake of Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's arrest, signal for the Murdoch empire's fortunes?

When a reformed pokies addict confronted James Packer ...

When a reformed pokies addict confronted James Packer ...

What follows is a transcript of part of the exchange between reformed pokies addict Anna Bardsley and the Crown board.

Mayne: what to expect at tomorrow’s Crown AGM with James Packer

Mayne: what to expect at tomorrow’s Crown AGM with James Packer

What would the detached billionaire say if Mark Robley, the pokies addict featured so dramatically on 7.30 on Monday night, made a surprise appearance?

Salmon giant Tassal needs to admit it's losing the war on climate change

Salmon giant Tassal needs to admit it's losing the war on climate change

Tasmanian salmon farming giant Tassal has been beleaguered by falling domestic prices and environmental negligence. What can the giant do to mend its ways?

Mayne: Murdoch's support of James Packer reaches peak saturation

Mayne: Murdoch's support of James Packer reaches peak saturation

The Weekend Australian dedicated 8800 words to the Crown exec, arguably the greatest broadside of Packer content since Kerry Packer's death in 2005

Another year, another Murdoch family salary rip-off

Another year, another Murdoch family salary rip-off

When it comes to executive pay, how much is too much for the Murdoch family? Stephen Mayne and Glenn Dyer report.

Kerry Stokes pulls a Gerry Harvey on retail shareholders

Kerry Stokes pulls a Gerry Harvey on retail shareholders

Don't be surprised if Kerry Stokes sells out of Seven West altogether soon.

Mayne: how does a long-suffering Tigers fan get a grand final ticket?

Mayne: how does a long-suffering Tigers fan get a grand final ticket?

Stephen Mayne is desperate for a grand final ticket -- and there's not much he won't do for one, including writing this plea.

What the new CBS deal with Ten deal means for Lachlan Murdoch

What the new CBS deal with Ten deal means for Lachlan Murdoch

As CBS moves on Ten with a bigger, shinier offer, some hard questions for Lachlan Murdoch, write Stephen Mayne and Glenn Dyer.