Media: Chatter

"Oh stop it. You're obsessed with money. We are a private company. I make a million a week and everyone gets paid." - Richard Desmond, the Northern & Shell owner, responding to questions from The Sunday Times on why he pays himself so much

"Companies are doing well, margins are getting stronger, debt to equity is lower, but I think there is a bit of caution around. Chief executives don't want to take risks." - WPP's Sir Martin Sorrell blames the UK's risk-averse culture for slower ad growth than other European markets

"I wasn't prepared for how DJs at rival stations publicly like to have a dig and criticise the show. As far as I'm concerned, a pro never insults another pro, especially not if they're in direct competition." - The Capital Radio DJ Johnny Vaughan refuses to respond to barbs from the competition.

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