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Carrie Gracie: How Today programme perfectly illustrated BBC’s awkwardness about gender pay gap | The Independent

John Humphrys sat beside co-presenter Carrie Gracie and explained how he couldn’t interview co-presenter Carrie Gracie … So he was going to talk to another presenter

For an hour and a half they just about managed to keep the Todayprogramme on the straight and narrow as a serious news programme.

Then, just after the 7.30am news, the Today programme went the full W1A.

For those who don’t know, W1A is the BBC’s satire of management culture at the BBC.  It’s fiction, but real events constantly conspire to make it look more like a documentary.

As Monday’s Today programme – broadcast in the wake of an almighty row caused by the BBC’s China editor resigning in protest at a “secretive and illegal” gender pay gap – was about to prove.

“Let’s pick up that story about the woman sitting next to me,” said John Humphrys, male, £600,000-£650,000 salary, in the studio beside … Yup, co-presenter, very much ex-BBC China editor, Carrie Gracie, female, pay £135,000 and flipping angry.

Not that Mr Humphrys could just turn his chair slightly and, you know, interview Carrie Gracie about the row concerning Carrie Gracie.

 

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