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Mayne: how an Indigenous woman helped the Victorian Greens make history in Northcote

Stephen Mayne November 20, 2017 9 Comments

A historic win for the Greens in the Northcote byelection came off the back of a volunteer campaign that outperformed Labor's all out blitz on the electorate. What does it mean for the Andrews government fortunes?

The Murdochs aren’t losing control of 21st Century Fox any time soon

Stephen Mayne November 13, 2017 1 Comment

That said, it's because the company's share structure is dodgy.

When a reformed pokies addict confronted James Packer …

Stephen Mayne November 2, 2017 5 Comments

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

Stephen Mayne October 25, 2017 1 Comment

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?

Will Seven West Media’s $30m dividend next week be its last?

Crikey October 13, 2017 1 Comment

Seven’s shares hit a record low of 63c last Friday and closed at 64c last night -- -- even as the broader sharemarket hit a three-month high. Things do not look good, write Glenn Dyer and Stephen Mayne.

Another year, another Murdoch family salary rip-off

Crikey October 3, 2017 1 Comment

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

Mayne: inside the pokies trial as judge takes a stroll down to the Crown gaming floor

Stephen Mayne September 13, 2017 1 Comment

The opening day attracted a full-scale media press conference before proceedings commenced in court 8G of the Federal Court building.

Mayne: Gordon and Murdoch senior unleash blitzkrieg against CBS-Ten deal

Stephen Mayne September 7, 2017 1 Comment

The Murdoch-Gordon camp are trying to come up with every conceivable argument to overturn the CBS deal.

Mayne: a Cormack Foundation-Liberal detente could unseat Dan Andrews

Stephen Mayne July 14, 2017 4 Comments

Just like Malcolm Turnbull’s $1.75 million donation helped save the federal Liberals, a $10 million campaign contribution from Cormack is arguably all Liberal leader Matthew Guy needs to turn Daniel Andrews into a one-term premier.

Mayne: Seven’s triumvirate buy themselves endless Amber Harrison publicity

Stephen Mayne July 10, 2017 7 Comments

By no longer contesting Seven’s claims in court or pursuing her own counter-claims, Harrison has laid down her legal arms and shifted the debate back into the court of public opinion, where she has proven herself to be an effective combatant.