Media: Chatter

"Musically, we are deemed to have gone off the boil. People are convinced we still play Atomic Kitten, Gareth Gates and the winners of Pop Idol." - Nick Button, Capital Radio's marketing director, as it launches a new ad campaign

"What I am saying should in no way be construed as being critical of Michael Grade. But prior to his arrival, there was a vacuum and concern the board was going too slow. For all I know, he may do all or some of the above." - Roger Parry on what he would have done had he gained control of ITV. He didn't

"Shane Richie is universally loved by everyone. He is out of the same bag as Suggs - an infectious warm character, a genuinely funny guy who tells great stories." - The Virgin Radio chief executive, Paul Jackson, on his new signing.

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