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Guardian Reveals What It Will Costs You To Poach George Monbiot

by | 1st, October 2011

WANT to know what George Monbiot earns? The Guardian oput the news on its front page. He published a  “ registry of interests “. Tim tells us that Monbiot earns £75,000 a year gross or thereabouts.

As opposed to a Toynbee which runs at £116,000 I’m told, or a Rusbridger which is £500,000 plus bonus and pension contributions.

Fleet Street Blues has other details:

The key figure, since you ask – his annual contract with the Guardian – is £62,007, while he also has a £40,000 deal with Penguin book publishers over 3-4 years and earns £5,400 rent from lodgers… The MediaGuardiancovered the story, with the £62k figure,as soon as he published the register – but there was an interesting word in the first line: ‘Guardian columnist George Monbiot has called on journalists to sign up to a mandatory register of interests – and taken the first step by unilaterally declaring his own’. Unilaterally?

Only problem is, when you get to the article itself ( the

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