Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
TIGHTCHOKE

How do the BBC Justify these salaries?

Recommended Posts

3 minutes ago, SpringDon said:

Quite. They get the money because enough people think they’re worth it. If someone offered twice the money to do your job, would you turn it down stating “I’m not worth that”. 

Furthermore, if they are all “talentless nobodies” why doesn’t everyone become a presenter.

I think the group that really deserves our ire are pilots. Jumped up bus drivers with one button to take off and another to land. The most difficult thing they do is the bing bongs before the cabin announcements. I couldn’t do those.

No. They get the money because of the luvvies in the entertainment industry who are brainwashed into thinking that "Celebrity" is everything, are fooled into thinking that these people are worth it. Get someone in there to manage who doesn't believe that carp and have them appoint people with talent who don't expect to become demi-gods.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
22 minutes ago, SpringDon said:

Quite. They get the money because enough people think they’re worth it. If someone offered twice the money to do your job, would you turn it down stating “I’m not worth that”. 

Furthermore, if they are all “talentless nobodies” why doesn’t everyone become a presenter.

I think the group that really deserves our ire are pilots. Jumped up bus drivers with one button to take off and another to land. The most difficult thing they do is the bing bongs before the cabin announcements. I couldn’t do those.

Spot on. Pilots are the worst for milking the system. Its all fly by wire these days. Retired Civil Servants that should get far more in return for years of service for the public. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, SpringDon said:

Quite. They get the money because enough people think they’re worth it. If someone offered twice the money to do your job, would you turn it down stating “I’m not worth that”. 

Furthermore, if they are all “talentless nobodies” why doesn’t everyone become a presenter.

I think the group that really deserves our ire are pilots. Jumped up bus drivers with one button to take off and another to land. The most difficult thing they do is the bing bongs before the cabin announcements. I couldn’t do those.

Meow

Wont take it personally 🙂

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 minute ago, Jaymo said:

Meow

Wont take it personally 🙂

Go on with you button pusher, bing bong caller 😂

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, WestonSalop said:

No. They get the money because of the luvvies in the entertainment industry who are brainwashed into thinking that "Celebrity" is everything, are fooled into thinking that these people are worth it. Get someone in there to manage who doesn't believe that carp and have them appoint people with talent who don't expect to become demi-gods.

For what it’s worth, I agree with you. I really don’t need a shiny vacuous tart gushing faux enthusiasm to inject excitement into the mundane. Give me 1970s open university lecturers droning on any time.

But that’s not where “we” are. It’s not just within the entertainment industry, much of the general public regards being famous or a celebrity as a legitimate ambition. It’s going to change anytime soon.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Dekers said:

His Radio 2 breakfast show was the most listened to radio show in the whole country, like him or not he left for a commercial station for more money and has already increased the listeners there!

I wish him well with his larger 'commercial' salary.  Commercial stations have to get listening figures as high as possible - because they depend on advertising revenue, which is attracted by high listening figures.  It looks like his employers can justify his salary if it is driving up their advertising revenue.

The BBC is a different animal.  It does not advertise, and it has a guaranteed fixed revenue stream - which it should spend as cost effectively as possible.  Paying a relatively few people 7 figure salaries doesn't fit well with 'cost effective' spending  because it doesn't boost revenue.

I suspect we are going to have to 'agree to disagree' on this one!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
21 minutes ago, Rewulf said:

Go on with you button pusher, bing bong caller 😂

You make it sound sooooo much more glamorous and technically challenging than it really is.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 minutes ago, Jaymo said:

You make it sound sooooo much more glamorous and technically challenging than it really is.

 

Pretty girls, fast jets and extortionate wages, Im going to get myself some of that, off to book myself into Bing Bong uni, for a button pressing course 😆:good:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
4 minutes ago, Rewulf said:

Pretty girls, fast jets and extortionate wages, Im going to get myself some of that, off to book myself into Bing Bong uni, for a button pressing course 😆:good:

Just make sure you scrub those dirty fingernails before enrolling in the course.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
7 minutes ago, Jaymo said:

Just make sure you scrub those dirty fingernails before enrolling in the course.

The dirt is permanent , like a tattoo.
Its who I am :lol:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted (edited)
3 minutes ago, Rewulf said:

The dirt is permanent , like a tattoo.
Its who I am 

Oh well, it was worth a try I guess.

More bing bong time for me with coffee on demand

Edited by Jaymo

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, JohnfromUK said:

I wish him well with his larger 'commercial' salary.  Commercial stations have to get listening figures as high as possible - because they depend on advertising revenue, which is attracted by high listening figures.  It looks like his employers can justify his salary if it is driving up their advertising revenue.

The BBC is a different animal.  It does not advertise, and it has a guaranteed fixed revenue stream - which it should spend as cost effectively as possible.  Paying a relatively few people 7 figure salaries doesn't fit well with 'cost effective' spending  because it doesn't boost revenue.

I suspect we are going to have to 'agree to disagree' on this one!

The BBC advertises itself and its shows all the time, and at every available opportunity !

The breakfast show regularly interviews someone about something or other, and ends with "and you can see the full programs tonight at 9 on BBC 2".

Hardly ever someone whose eye opening expose is on a commercial channel !

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 03/07/2019 at 14:51, Gordon R said:

The problem is that we did not pay peanuts, but still got the monkeys.

Well said.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

forget the salaries how can the justify the mind numbing reality tv **** , celebrities because they opened a crisp packet by themselves , all the soaps with the same story line/ agenda, don't watch them but was in a friends house had to watch to be polite  and made a comment after and his mrs said its entertainment in it   

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...