Media: Chatter

"There is enough rubbish on TV without me adding to it. The stuff I get offered, I'm way down the list, and it is really bad. Way below Jimmy Carr." - Christian O'Connell pledges to focus on his new Virgin Radio show

"ITV's massive autumn performance, its audience for The X Factor, reminded people of its scale, and that's the difference between ITV and Channel 4. We're still negotiating with the agencies." - Ian McCulloch, ITV's commercial director, defends accusations that ITV1 is underperforming, in light of reports that Channel 4 is the main beneficiary

"Some of the circulations are declining, but if you look at their full reach, if you add their printed circulation to their internet circulation, they're probably extending their reach." - Rupert Murdoch claims that his UK newspapers are in rude health.

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