BBC closes gender pay gap, by reducing some male salaries

BBC closes gender pay gap, by reducing some male salaries

[Ed. – Perfect lesson in socialism, “social justice,” and victim politics.]

Six BBC news “presenters” have agreed to have their salaries cut in order to close the gap between male and female salaries, the BBC reported Friday.

Presenter John Humphrys said it “seems fair” that his salary will be “hugely less,” while Presenter Jeremy Vine called his salary reduction a “no-brainer.”

For its part, the BBC says that it is “very grateful” that the newscasters have agreed to their pay cuts:

“We are very grateful to Huw Edwards, Nicky Campbell, John Humphrys, Jon Sopel, Nick Robinson and Jeremy Vine, who have agreed that their pay will now be reduced. …

The six leading male presenters have agreed to take pay cuts after revelations over equal salaries.

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