Media: Chatter

"I think Deal or No Deal changes the whole landscape. We need to review the whole schedule from top to toe." - Alison Sharman, ITV's newly installed director of daytime, suggests a big overhaul of the commercial broadcaster's daytime schedule is on the cards

"I wouldn't want a song that I'd already written to be used in an ad. But to be asked to write something particular along one theme of love in a worldwide form that I'm not used to appealed to me." - Jack White, the singer from the White Stripes, denies that he's "sold out" by penning a song for a Coca-Cola commercial

"I don't think there's a role for Radio 1 any more. It used to play lots of new music. They've cut back drastically to compete with commercial radio. Radio 1 should be commercialised or shut down." - The Virgin Radio DJ Christian O'Connell hits out at the BBC's radio strategy.


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