Judging by the salaries of its senior management, the BBC is clearly weathering the recession reasonably well.
Licence fee to print money
A quick burst of arithmetic via my calculator revealed, for example, that senior managers in the Journalism Group pull in more than £4.5m a year in total.
OK, it wouldn’t pay Jonathan Ross’s salary.
Still … I mean, it’s not bad, is it? For an outfit that gets its money from a compulsory levy on everyone with a TV.
No matter what they earn.
From Labour MP Tom Watson via Twitter.