In a powerful open letter to licence-fee payers, a veteran BBC journalist has spoken out against "secretive and illegal" culture of pay inequality at the publicly funded organisation.
China Editor Carrie Gracie announced her resignation in the letter after discovering she earned 50 percent less than her male counterparts.
"With great regret, I have left my post as China Editor to speak out publicly on a crisis of trust at the BBC," wrote Gracie, who's been a BBC journalist for 30 years.
"I believe you have a right to know that it [the BBC] is breaking equality law and resisting pressure for a fair and transparent pay structure," writes Gracie in the letter. Read more...More about Media, Journalism, Bbc, Gender Pay Gap, and Sexism