Dozens of women break silence to support BBC Editor who quit over pay row
Journalist Carrie Gracie has been widely praised after she resigned as the BBC’s China editor in protest at unequal pay, accusing the broadcaster of a ‘secretive and illegal pay culture’.
Clare Balding, Emily Maitlis and Sarah Montague were among a string of prominent BBC women to voice their support for Ms Gracie, who said the corporation was facing ‘a crisis of trust’ by not paying its male and female workers equally.
The BBC has said it is performing ‘considerably better’ than other organisations on gender pay, although a group representing women at the corporation said it knew of up to... read more
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