Media: Chatter

"Commercials are an opaque and corrupting way to pay for anything but, as part of a mixed broadcasting economy, they sort of work." - AA Gill doesn't rule himself out from ever appearing in an ad

"I think The Guardian is a paper of record, but for a narrower arc of the population - stretching from Hoxton Square to Primrose Hill with Islington in between." - Robert Thomson damns The Guardian with faint praise.

"People always ask me what our flagship title is, but the truth is we haven't got one." - Greg Ingham, the chief executive of Future Publishing, perhaps being a little too honest.