Infographic: BBC top-talent salaries in context

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On July 19th 2017 the BBC published the salaries of its highest earning stars for the first time, raising eyebrows across the UK – along with questions, both from the media and in parliament, about exactly how much national treasures are worth. In DG #28 we decided to put top broadcasters’ remuneration in context, calculating how many nurses, soldiers, prime ministers and politicians fit inside one BBC presenter’s pay packet…

This infographic was published in DG#28. Pick up a copy in our online shop or take out an annual subscription using the promotion code ‘SlowNewsDay’ and you’ll get 10 percent off.

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