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The Rich and The Poor

July 23rd, 2009

Mark ThompsonWhile we in the UK are concerning ourselves with the news that many BBC executives earn over £100,000, with Director General Mark Thompson, topping the list at £647,000, their counterparts in the US blow them right out of the salary pond.

CEO at CBS Leslie Moonves, made a whopping $31.9 million last year, followed by Disney CEO Robert Iger at $30.6 million and Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes at $19.9 million.

All companies, ‘struggling’ to find the money to make programmes, but kinda puts the Brit salaries into perspective.

Now excuse me while I book my ticket!


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