Media: Chatter

"I am confident that Jerry will take Aegis Media to the next level." - Robert Lerwill, the Aegis chief executive, after the departure of Mainardo de Nardis as global chief executive of Aegis Media to be replaced by Jerry Buhlmann

"WPP deliberately uses the tactic to create anxiousness, particularly against our colleagues, and this is morally extremely irresponsible." - Klaus Wubbenhorst, the GfK chief executive, slams Sir Martin Sorrell after he said GfK staff should be worried about their jobs if its merger with TNS goes ahead

"ITV programme-makers totally disregarded their own published terms and conditions and Ofcom codes." - Philip Graf, the chairman of Ofcom's Content Sanctions Committee, after the regulator fined ITV £5.68 million for breaching its rules on premium-rate phone-in services.