"Without readers, you do not have a business, no matter how many cuts you make. The company's recent announcement that it will not fund Christmas parties for staff has angered staff and hit morale." - A letter from Trinity Mirror staff in Newcastle to its chief executive, Sly Bailey, suggests that the season of goodwill is a long way away
"Why are you so scared of John Malone? He is valued at $1.9 billion. He's a tiddler compared to you. Why are you so paranoid?" - A News Corporation shareholder confronts Rupert Murdoch at the company's AGM.