Media: Chatter

"There's actually too much spice and not enough meat, not enough nourishment." - Tess Alps, the incoming Thinkbox chairman, uses a food analogy to describe TV's potentially nourishing offering to advertisers as opposed to the "spice" of ambient advertising

"You can tell all those wankers to fuck off." - Richard Desmond, the Northern & Shell chairman, lashes out at critics of his US edition of OK!, which he says will be a success with a circulation of 500,000

"To be really serious in reducing the rate of weight gain, people need to consume fewer calories." - Martin Glenn, the former PepsiCo UK president, hits out at critics of food ads

"An official told me: 'You're not getting in like that.' I took my trousers off. I managed to chuck them to some friends. But another official spotted them and took them away. I watched the game in my pants." - A Holland supporter after officials at a World Cup game confiscated his orange trousers for advertising a brewing rival to the official sponsor Budweiser.


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1 Job description: Digital marketing executive

Digital marketing executives oversee the online marketing strategy for their organisation. They plan and execute digital (including email) marketing campaigns and design, maintain and supply content for the organisation's website(s).