Media: Chatter, Friday, 27 November 2009 12:00AM

"We will not sell out the British people, or the British broadcasting landscape, to foreign media magnates." - The Culture Secretary, Ben Bradshaw, criticises the Tories' relationship with NI, saying it has 'subcontracted' its media policy to the Murdoch-run company

"The Bill shows that government is out of tune with listeners, who are delighted with the broad choice and accessibility that radio already offers." - Scott Taunton, the managing director of UTV Media, attacks the Government's Digital Economy Bill, which outlined plans for digital switchover of radio stations

"We do think journalism plays a role, and there are business models that will make a lot of sense, albeit perhaps not at the scale of some of our broadcasting businesses." - James Murdoch, the chief executive of News Corp in Europe and Asia, predicts a reduced role for its print business going forward.

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