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Welcome to the unique world of the BBC, where staff aren't fired for ripping their bosses to shreds on TV

Imagine brutally calling out your bosses for not paying you fairly and still keeping your job. That's exactly what happened to BBC journalist Carrie Gracie, who is fighting to bridge the gender pay gap at the British broadcaster. ItShow More Summary

BBC Gender Pay Row Rumbles On After Ex-China Editor Slams “Insulting” Pay Rise Offer

The gender pay row at the BBC continues to rumble on after former China editor Carrie Gracie slammed the corporation for an "insulting" pay rise offer after she raised the issue. Gracie, the BBC's top journalist in China, left her position in January, accusing the BBC of having a "secretive and illegal pay culture". Show More Summary

How women in media won some pay equality in the 1970s, and why they're still fighting today

BBC China editor Carrie Gracie resigned her position last week in an open letter protesting the BBC's "illegal" gender pay inequality and "the culture of secrecy that helps perpetuate it". The Equalities and Human Rights Commission is investigating Gracie's claims. A BBC spokesperson has responded, saying:

Idiocy and intimidation in Britain’s culture war

The culture war now openly raging in Britain continues to plumb ever deeper levels of idiocy and intimidation. The BBC was convulsed last week when Carrie Gracie, its China Editor, resigned over her claim that she was not being paid the same as other BBC foreign affairs editors who happened to be men. Show More Summary

Glasgow, Equal Pay and the BBC

To be fair to the BBC, the corporation did give plenty of coverage to the biggest news story of yesterday in which Carrie Gracie accused Auntie Beeb of operating blatantly discriminatory pay arrangements. If only BBC Scotland would show...Show More Summary

Are You Listening Glasgow?

Here's the no-holds barred resignation letter from Carrie Gracie, the BBC's former China editor who has accused the corporation of operating blatantly discriminatory pay arrangements. Now the situation in Glasgow City Council, Scotland's largest council by far, is even worse if you ask me. Show More Summary

Resignation of Carrie Gracie, BBC China Editor, Resurfaces Pay Row

Ms. Gracie quit her post after BBC executives offered her a salary increase that still left her paid less than her male counterparts.

BBC journalist quits after discovering she earns 50% less than male counterparts

In a powerful open letter to licence-fee payers, a veteran BBC journalist has spoken out against "secretive and illegal" culture of pay inequality at the publicly funded organisation.  China Editor Carrie Gracie announced her resignation...Show More Summary

Female BBC Editor Just Shamed Broadcaster Over Pay

The BBC's China editor has resigned her position in Beijing in protest over what she called a failure to sufficiently address a gap in compensation between men and women at the public broadcaster. Carrie Gracie said she would stay with the BBC and "return to my former post in the...

A top BBC editor found out male peers were earning 50 percent more. So she resigned.

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BEIJING — One of the BBC’s top journalists, Carrie Gracie, has resigned from her China post over what she called a “secretive and illegal” pay structure that left her making 50 percent less than male peers. In an open letter published Sunday evening, Gracie, who served as China Editor, said the public broadcaster faced a […]

A top BBC presenter quit her role and published a bombshell letter about the broadcaster's 'illegal pay culture'

BBC journalist Carrie Gracie has quit her role and published a bombshell letter complaining about the broadcaster's "illegal pay culture." She earned around 50% less than two of her male counterparts. Gracie had to present Radio 4'sShow More Summary

BBC China editor quits in equal pay protest

BBC journalist Carrie Gracie announced Monday she had quit her post as China editor in protest at an "indefensible pay gap" at the British broadcaster, winning support from dozens of colleagues. Gracie said she resigned last week over...Show More Summary

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