Book review: Equal, by Carrie Gracie
Running into walls while trying to break the BBC’s financial glass ceiling
Non-fiction: Equal, By Carrie Gracie, Virago, €17.95
In 2017, Carrie Gracie and a group called BBC Women challenged Britain’s national broadcaster after it emerged that there were huge pay discrepancies between its top men and women. Gracie was China Editor at the time.
One of her conditions for accepting the job was equal pay. Now it was clear that the North American Editor (a man) was earning almost double her salary.
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