Media: Chatter

campaignlive.co.uk, Friday, 15 July 2005 12:00AM

"Most of my generation grew up with radio. That first car, cigarette, pint of heavy, are for many of us inextricably bound up with particular radio DJs." - Ofcom's chief executive, Stephen Carter, gets all nostalgic at the Edinburgh Radio Festival

"I don't know who the Spectator reader is. I could not say the Spectator reader has the mouth of Marilyn Monroe, the mind of Einstein, and the legs of, erm, Kermit the Frog. Just people who like something civilised and different." - The Spectator editor, Boris Johnson, is clearly not a fan of reader research

"I managed to persuade the Evening Standard to play in the first ever World Poker Championships. I stayed for a fortnight at the Standard's expense in the Carlton Hotel, playing poker for 16 hours a day." - Jeremy Deedes, the former Telegraph Group chief executive, explains his decision to back the gambling newspaper The Sportsman.

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