Media: Chatter

"I was expecting a big, imposing, larger-than-life figure, but in person he has a low-key presence. He was much more easy-going than I had expected." - Artist Jonathan Yeo on persuading Rupert Murdoch to sit for a portrait

"It's very cold and very small, just the size of a dead body ... but I hope it's not mine." - Camilla Rhodes, the managing director of News Magazines, describes her morgue-like office in Chelsea

"Rolling Stone once had an under-assistant for West Coast promotion. I'll give you a hint and a tip. The shorter the job title, the more powerful the man or woman." - Felix Dennis, the "owner" of Dennis Publishing, has a pop at overblown US job titles.