2017 Crikey stories


December 31, 2018

Stephen Mayne was the founder of www.crikey.com.au and remains a contributor. Below are the 62 stories published in 2016. Over the past 13 years since Crikey was sold, there was 62 stories in 2016, 105 stories in 2015, 51 stories in 2014, 19 stories in 2013, 56 stories in 2012, 71 stories in 2011, 64 articles in 2010, 50 in 2009, 264 in 2008, 354 in 2007, 295 in 2006 and 257 from 2005 when Crikey was sold.

Ranking the Crikey stories in terms of busy years - there were 1686 in the first 13 years after the sale up until December 2016 or an average of 129.7 per year.

354: 2007
295: 2006
264: 2008
257: 2005
105: 2015
85: 2017
71: 2011
64: 2010
62: 2016
56: 2012
51: 2014
50: 2009
38: 2017
19: 2013

Whilst on Manningham: around 220

Whilst on Melbourne: around 280

During 4 year non-compete: 1170

January (3 pieces)

Seven's legal assault as Harrison remains resolute
January 13, 2017

Amber Harrison responds as Seven flexes its legal muscles
January 16, 2017

Preview piece on political donations data
January 31, 2017

February (9 pieces)

Big banks should stop making political donations
February 2, 2017

Seven on warpath, Amber Harrison won't be silenced
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Why is James Packer so obsessed with Israel?
Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Vic Labor's favourable deal for James Packer at Crown Melbourne
Thursday, February 9, 2017

Piss poor public sector pay disclosure
Monday, February 13, 2017

Seven, Worner under siege ahead of media briefing
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Account of Seven West earnings call
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Update on City of Melbourne situation (pro bono)
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Joe Aston and Amber Harrison
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Should Melbourne hold completely new elections? (pro bono)
March 8, 2017

March (3 pieces)

Has Amber Harrison triggered a Murdoch-Stokes war?
March 14, 2017

Doyle takes control of Town Hall (pro bono)
March 23, 2017

Summary of OfCom submission regarding Murdoch Sky bid
Friday, March 31, 2017

April - new billing arrangement at $660 per week - 17 stories in total

Harvey Norman under the pump
Monday, April 3, 2017

Ten former pollies who have been paid by Rupert
Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Twenty more politicians who have been paid by Rupert
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

The Australian does a hatchet job on Amber Harrison
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Another 10 pollies paid by Murdoch
Thursday, April 6, 2017

5 stories in first week of April.

Is the Sydney Swans president up to the job?
Monday, April 10, 2017

The ASIC jail list - part 1
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Downer PAITREO flops
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Who does ASIC currently have in jail?
Thursday, April 13, 2017

4 stories in the second week of April

How the Murdoch men squeezed more than $1b out of shareholders
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The 10 worst CEO farewell payouts
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

25 media personalities who have sued for defamation
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Nexus between sport, gambling and gender
Friday, April 21, 2017

4 stories in third week of April

Another 5 men who should retire, including John Coates
Monday, April 24, 2017

How the AOC AGM should be run
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Claimed assets of companies when they collapse
Thursday, April 27, 2017

How to manage conflicts of interest as Ten falters
Friday, April 28, 2017

May: 10

Another 12 political turncoats
Monday, May 1, 2017

Investors are not buying Channel Ten story
Monday, May 1, 2017

Adele Ferguson lines up another corporate for Four Corners
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Murdochs set to seize control of Channel Ten
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Another 7 long serving blokes who should retire
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Catalano and the social issues of takeovers
Thursday, May 25, 2017

BRW Rich List wrap
Friday, May 26, 2017

Assessing the top 25 Fairfax billionaires
Friday, May 26, 2017

Why does Fairfax omit families from Rich List?
Monday, May 29, 2017

First seven names on the Crikey Rich List
Monday, May 29, 2017

June: 11

Tracking the background of ASX100 chairs
Friday, June 2, 2017

Bob Carr vs Four Corners on Chinese donors
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Murdoch and Gordon's brutal secret play for Ten
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Conflicts of interest abound at Ten
Thursday, June 15, 2017

ALP is the true party of gambling
Friday, June 16, 2017

Will the Brits reject Rupert's rent-seeking?
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Where another 7 former Federal MPs are working
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

7 pollies who are linked to the gambling industry
Friday, June 23, 2017

How Ten's staff can control their destiny
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Fairfax, Aveo and TEN need to fix disclosure
Thursday, June 29, 2017

Can Rupert really be fit and proper?
Friday, June 30, 2017

July: 8

Clifftop poker at Channel Ten
Thursday, July 5, 2017

Preview of NSW council elections
Friday, July 6, 2017

Seven's triumvirate buys themselves endless publicity
Monday, July 10, 2017

Finally, what Amber Harrison actually told the court
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Cormack Foundation funding challenge for Victorian Liberals
Friday, July 14, 2017

The Turnbull connection in Amber Harrison case
Monday, July 17, 2017

Ten drama plays out in Federal Court - but who will tell the ASX?
Thursday, July 20, 2017

Four me with big conflicts of interest
July 31, 2017

August: 3

Tim Worner should lose his job
Thursday, August 17, 2017

Vale Paul Bendat
Monday, August 21, 2017

Ten falls to CBS
August 28

September (7)

CBS has Ten in the bag
Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Murdoch-Gordon launch blitz against CBS-TEN deal
Thursday, September 7, 2016

Inside the pokies trial
September 13, 2017

Lachlan humiliated by CBS purchase
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Kerry Stokes loads up with debt
September 21, 2017

Trying to get a grand final ticket
September 25, 2017

Kerry Stokes does a Gerry Harvey
September, 29 2017

October (5)

Another year, another Murdoch family salary rip-off
October 3, 2017

Is this the last ever Seven West Media dividend?
October 13, 2017

Murdoch press backs James Packer
October 24, 2017

Tassal stinks in Tasmania (pro bono)
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

What to expect at tomorrow's Crown AGM (pro bono)
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

November (6)

When a reformed pokies addict confronted James Packer (pro bono)
November 2, 2017

Saudi Prince dumps entire Fox stake
November 8, 2017

Battle of the progressives in Northcote as Labor pulls out all stops
November 10, 2017

Murdochs aren't losing control of Fox any time soon
Monday, November 13, 2017

Fox AGM show democracy Murdoch style
Thursday, November 16

Northcote by-election coverage (pro bono)
Monday, November 20

December (3)

Major parties ram through $70b in pokies losses (pro bono)
December 1, 2017

Ladbrokes takeover deal shows up Labor in Australia (pro bono)
December 11, 2017

Watch out for the Murdochs selling their Disney stake
Wednesday, December 20, 2017