Media: Chatter

"There is no reason why Channel 4 should not continue to play its core role, if it just abandoned its delusions of grandeur." - David Elstein, the former Five chief executive, calls on C4 to merge with Five and cut its costs

"Top-slicing the licence fee is the wrong answer - it would risk turning the licence fee into general taxation and we do not believe any ring-fenced amount could be contained." - Sir Michael Lyons, the chairman of the BBC Trust, hits out at the latest push to carve up the BBC licence fee

"If we get the product and delivery system right, people will happily pay for news content online, on their computer, mobile, e-reader or other devices." - Richard Freudenstein, the News Corp chief executive, continues to bang the drum for online charging.

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