"By sanctioning the derogatory use of the word gay, the BBC has endorsed not only the negative use of the word but has promoted the acceptance of a bigoted and harmful definition of gay." - The Gaydar Radio commercial director, David Muniz, in a letter to Ofcom after Radio One's Chris Moyles apparently referred to a ringtone as "gay"
"We are going through a big process of change. It means a level of disruption, but what we have done with Creative Future is set out a road map for what the BBC is here to do." - Mark Thompson, the BBC director-general, after unveiling the Corporation's annual report and a programme involving 6,000 job cuts and £3.3 billion in savings.