Media: Chatter

"We used to think we were devious but, compared with these Americans, we're babes in arms."

Paul Ashford, Northern & Shell's editorial director, after rival publishers began to suggest that the US edition of OK! was not exactly selling like hot cakes

"City AM will be the first paper to serve this village exclusively, treating readers as punters. We will bring culture and celebrity in our coverage of the people who make London's financial districts tick."

David Parsley, the editor of the freesheet City AM, throws down the gauntlet to the Financial Times

"There is always the possibility of a review, not just in relation to cricket but in relation to other listed events. But the process by which Sky got the cricket was a process of simple competition."

The culture secretary, Tessa Jowell, suggests that home Test match cricket could return to the Government's "listed" sporting events that must be shown on terrestrial television.

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