Why is it always men that win the media’s ‘talent’ contest?

The issue of gender pay equality comes down to fairness and fundamental social values

A bunch of highly paid women complaining about men being paid even more, innit. You might imagine the BBC gender gap row would be a tough sell in an industry where the groundlings are on a fraction of the stars’ earnings.

The groundlings are the ones with the responsibility to ensure there will be a show, decide the content, do the research, source the guests, cajole them into turning up, brief the presenter – aka the “talent” – right down to supplying the questions,

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