Media: Chatter

"Licence fee payers' money is being used to fund an obsession with youth, as Radio 2 pursues popularity, not public purpose." - Andrew Harrison, the chief executive of RadioCentre, slams the BBC's youth targeting

"It may be the thinking that hundreds of thousands of Observer readers will automatically switch to a Sunday Guardian ... They are just as likely to switch to rival titles." - The National Union of Journalists' Jeremy Dear on Guardian Media Group's threat to axe The Observer

"The long-term health of Big Brother is strong ... That's not the same as 'Will we be making it for C4 in two years' time?' I've honestly no idea." - Tim Hincks, the UK chief executive of Endemol, the company behind Big Brother