Media: Chatter

"The Spectator every week, Country Life, and ... this lunchtime I was reading Viz in the Turkish bath in my gym." - Conde Nast's managing director, Nicholas Coleridge, conjures up an enduring image while describing his reading habits

"Honestly, I'm not going, I promise you ... I'm only interested in Channel 4 and making things work here, as they are just starting to." - Channel 4's director of television, Kevin Lygo, is slightly more emphatic than Mark Thompson last year in denying he's off to the BBC

"This is one of the greatest technology comebacks of all time. A century after Marconi's invention, the loud and clear message is that radio is still a popular format." - Dixons' managing director, Nick Wood, hails the success of digital radio, just hours after the retailer invented the toe-curling "twiddle-aged" tag to describe listeners in their 40s.

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