Media: Chatter

"Founding a business is the closest a man can come physically to giving birth. WPP is not a matter of life and death, it is more important than that." - Sir Martin Sorrell reiterates his commitment to WPP

"Facebook is a utility. No-one knows what this scene is going to look like in five or ten years, so the notion of paying a multiple of 100 times revenues doesn't make any sense." - Rupert Murdoch, whose News Corporation owns MySpace, on valuations of Facebook putting its worth at up to $10 billion

"Our roles as executive producers are creative. We are not involved in the logistics of the competitions or selecting winners. We are upset about what the review uncovered." - Ant and Dec try to distance themselves from ITV's phone-in scandals after their show Saturday Night Takeaway was implicated.

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