Carrie Gracie

#MeToo Hasn’t Changed Anything For Most Women

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Real Life<p>by Vicky Spratt | 2 mins ago<p>One year on from the start of the #MeToo movement, a new study reveals that young women are worse off …

Lifestyle (UK)

Songs, Words And Sounds: Celebrate Women's Achievements At Leadenhall Market

<i>This is a sponsored article on behalf of City of London.</i> Annie KenneyDid you know that Leadenhall Market — first established in the 14th century for …

Travel (UK)

Olivia Colman named most powerful person in British TV

Olivia Colman has been named the most powerful person in British television, according to a ranking by the Radio Times.<p>The actor, who will star as Queen Elizabeth II in the next series of Netflix’s The Crown, comes top of the magazine’s TV 100 power list, which attempts to rank the on-screen and …

Top 10

Co-op in gender pay row as former HR chief claims she was sacked after asking three times for her salary to match her male boardroom peers

A former HR director at the Co-op claims she was sacked for raising concerns over the gender pay gap.<p>Sam Walker brought a claim of equal pay, …

Gender

There's more to Hollywood's female stars than box office takings

The equal pay gap in Hollywood is still supersized: the top ten male actors combined earn three times that of their female equivalents. Last year, the two best paid male and female actors were Emma Stone and Mark Wahlberg. She made £20m, and he made £52m. She won an Oscar, and he did not.<p>While it’s …

Box Office

Radio 4’s Today programme loses close to a million listeners

BBC Radio 4’s <i>Today</i> programme has shed more than 800,000 listeners in the last year, new figures show.<p>The flagship news programme pulled in 6.82 …

Gender

Jon Sopel says he tried to shut down 'nuts' off-air conversation with John Humphrys but was was 'in the court of King John'

Jon Sopel has spoken for the first time about leaked off-air remarks he made with John Humphrys about Carrie Gracie and equal pay at the BBC.<p>The broadcaster's North America editor claimed he tried to shut down the "nuts" conversation, but that he was "in the court of King John."<p>He told The …

North America

The BBC's Carrie Gracie Furthers the Conversation on Equal Pay

Lauren Collins discusses her recent piece in <i>The New Yorker</i>, “What Women Want” (online titled, "How the BBC Women Are Working Toward Equal Pay"). She reports on equal pay, the gender pay gap, and the industries around the world in which women are paid less than their male colleagues for doing the …

Gender

One Journalist Held Captive for 977 Days

<b>Lauren Collins</b> discusses equal pay, the gender pay gap, and the industries around the world in which women are paid less than their male colleagues for doing the same work. <b>Audrey Murray</b> talks about a nine-month solo voyage through the former USSR. This expedition became a travel guide memoir of her …

Horn of Africa

Interview with ex-BBC China editor Carrie Gracie and BBC Women on their fight for equal pay and the value of sharing stories regardless of scrutiny and backlash

7:10 AM ET, July 18, 2018<p>RELATED:<p>David Shepardson / Reuters:<p><b>In a hearing, Facebook, Alphabet, and Twitter tell House Judiciary Committee that they</b> …

Los Angeles

Netflix is creating a comedy-focused radio channel in partnership with Sirius XM, due to launch in January 2019

11:45 AM ET, July 18, 2018<p><b>BuzzFeed launches a separate site for its news division, buzzfeednews.com, in an attempt to separate factual content from</b> …

Fake News

Hollywood-based digital video producer Brat Inc, which specialises in scripted teen dramas and comedies, raises $30M led by Anchorage Capital

10:35 AM ET, July 18, 2018<p><b>Sources: Walmart is considering launching a subscription streaming video service that would undercut Netflix and Amazon</b> …

Los Angeles

Sources: New York Daily News staff fear layoffs are coming, amid rumors that Tronc is pressuring Editor-in-Chief Jim Rich to make cuts

9:30 AM ET, July 18, 2018<p><b>A reporter posing as a Dublin Facebook moderator found that pages from far-right groups face looser content standards;</b> …

Social Media

Staff at BuzzFeed UK vote against unionizing with the National Union of Journalists, with 22 against and four in favor

11:20 AM ET, July 18, 2018<p><b>BuzzFeed launches a separate site for its news division, buzzfeednews.com, in an attempt to separate factual content from</b> …

Los Angeles

For stories like Trump/Putin summit, Google News is not only incapable of separating factual reporting from commentary but also can't provide left/right balance

3:25 PM ET, July 18, 2018<p><b>BuzzFeed launches a separate site for its news division, buzzfeednews.com, in an attempt to separate factual content from</b> …

Google News

Kids entertainment platform Pocket.watch raises $15M Series B funding led by Viacom, signs deal with company to produce long and short-form content

12:25 PM ET, July 18, 2018<p><b>BuzzFeed launches a separate site for its news division, buzzfeednews.com, in an attempt to separate factual content from</b> …

Los Angeles

Q&A with Mark Zuckerberg about Russia, fake news, Infowars, Myanmar, and why he thinks Facebook shouldn't take down posts that deny Holocaust

1:05 PM ET, July 18, 2018<p><b>BuzzFeed launches a separate site for its news division, buzzfeednews.com, in an attempt to separate factual content from</b> …

Fake News

BuzzFeed launches a separate site for its news division, buzzfeednews.com, in an attempt to separate factual content from quizzes and humor

7:40 AM ET, July 18, 2018<p>RELATED:<p>David Shepardson / Reuters:<p><b>In a hearing, Facebook, Alphabet, and Twitter tell House Judiciary Committee that they</b> …

Los Angeles

The Nation journalist Sam Husseini, who was removed from Putin-Trump's press conference in Finland, lists the questions he would have asked

9:40 AM ET, July 18, 2018<p><b>A reporter posing as a Dublin Facebook moderator found that pages from far-right groups face looser content standards;</b> …

Social Media

Researchers: Trump and his PAC spent $274K on Facebook ads viewed by at least 37M users since early May, making him the biggest political advertiser on the site

1:20 PM ET, July 18, 2018<p><b>BuzzFeed launches a separate site for its news division, buzzfeednews.com, in an attempt to separate factual content from</b> …

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The BBC says ruling in Cliff Richard case creates new case law and represents shift against press freedom, reporters' ability to cover police investigations

7:55 AM ET, July 18, 2018<p>RELATED:<p>David Shepardson / Reuters:<p><b>In a hearing, Facebook, Alphabet, and Twitter tell House Judiciary Committee that they</b> …

Freedom of the Press

GOP candidate running in Nevada, Paris Wade, and conservative writer Ben Goldman have been linked to fake news sites in Macedonia

12:45 PM ET, July 18, 2018<p><b>BuzzFeed launches a separate site for its news division, buzzfeednews.com, in an attempt to separate factual content from</b> …

Fake News

Carrie Gracie: breast cancer was easier than BBC equal pay row

The former BBC China editor Carrie Gracie has described her fight for equal pay as worse than her battle with breast cancer and declared she will probably never get a major presenting job at the corporation again.<p>The journalist resigned from her role in January in protest at inequalities at the …

Breast Cancer

Carrie Gracie: fight for equal pay at BBC 'worse than breast cancer'

Carrie Gracie has described her fight for equal pay at the BBC as “worse than breast cancer”.<p>The journalist said she believes she will never be given …

UK News

Carrie Gracie Claims Breast Cancer Battle Was Easier Than Fighting BBC For Equal Pay

The broadcaster apologised last month.<p>PA Wire/PA Images<p>Carrie Gracie, the former BBC China editor, has described her equal pay fight at the …

Breast Cancer

Former BBC China editor Carrie Gracie says battle for equal pay was ‘worse than breast cancer’

Former BBC China editor Carrie Gracie has described her fight for equal pay as “worse than breast cancer” as she said she believes she will never be …

Breast Cancer

BBC list shows men dominate top jobs despite pay promises

A list of top earners at the BBC shows that men dominate the highest paid jobs despite pledges to grant women equal pay.<p>The BBC said Wednesday its top earner is soccer presenter Gary Lineker, who took home between 1.75 million pounds ($2.32 million) and 1.76 million pounds.<p>The BBC says recent …

Gender

BBC gender pay gap: the women who won

A year ago, the BBC revealed it had a gender pay problem. Two-thirds of its highest-paid stars were men, with women making up just 34 of the top 96 names who were earning more than £150,000.<p>The backlash from female presenters was understandably huge. <i>Today</i> presenter Sarah Montague was "incandescent …

Gender

BBC list shows men dominate top jobs despite pledges to grant women equal pay

By PTI<p>LONDON: A list of top earners at the BBC shows that men dominate the highest paid jobs despite pledges to grant women equal pay.<p>The BBC today …

India News

Carrie Gracie donates backdated BBC pay to help other women fighting for equality

Carrie Gracie — the BBC journalist who resigned after learning she was paid 50 percent less than her male colleagues — has donated her backdated pay …

Gender