Media: Chatter

"He is a party legend with the star appeal and personality that will be a hit with listeners and bring new audiences to the station." - Virgin Radio's chief executive Paul Jackson after securing the services of the singer Tony Hadley as a DJ

"The brand for search five years ago, six years ago was Yahoo!, and now it's Google. So it's with the right technology innovation that people can really see a difference." - Steve Ballmer, the chief executive of Microsoft, on attempting to compete with Google on search

"Radio is far from being the moribund medium people were saying a year ago ... Audiences are stable and increasing, and costs are continually being driven down." - Ralph Bernard, the chief executive of GCap Media, which had a hike in sales revenue for July.