"Rather than attach advertising to a communication channel, we want to make it a benefit, so that there are people or entities you want to follow." - Ev Williams, the co-founder of the instant messaging site Twitter, explains the strategy behind the launching of branded channels.
"We take both the safety and wellbeing of studio guests extremely seriously. Producers do not encourage or provoke violence." - Dianne Nelmes, the director of daytime and lifestyle, ITV Productions, defends the record of The Jeremy Kyle Show "It's the only way to gain some control ... The councils of London would need a whopping 4,000 extra recycling bins just to capture half of the free newspapers that are given away." - Justin Canning, the founder of the campaign group Project Freesheet, calls for a ban on the street distribution of free newspapers