Media: Chatter

"We clearly pick where we're going - we don't want grandmas picking Metro up." - Metro's managing director, Steve Auckland, following the newspaper's launch in Cardiff and Liverpool

"I have been fortunate throughout my career to be surrounded by smart, funny people, and never more so than at Maxim. I leave with fond memories, a photo of Felix without his pants on and a new MP3 player." - Greg Gutfeld, the outgoing editor of Maxim, signs off in characteristically amusing fashion

"I leave it to the readers to judge. But I wonder if illustrating corporate mergers on the front cover with a pair of copulating camels is dour." - Bill Emmott, the outgoing editor of The Economist, reacts to criticism from the former Guardian editor Peter Preston that his magazine is "dour"