Media: Chatter

"DAB, with its current cost structure and slow consumer response, is not an economically viable platform for the group." - The GCap chief executive, Fru Hazlitt, after announcing that the group is pulling out of digital radio

"Rajar's figures are as reliable as a water-diviner in a thunderstorm, with the result that no-one really knows who's top dog and everyone's growling about it." - Miranda Sawyer, The Observer's radio critic, on the radio audience measurement system

"From my Home Office days, people had me down as authoritarian. I am a big believer in collective action where that benefits everyone. I was an early advocate of the smoking ban." - Andy Burnham, the new culture secretary, on his robust approach to legislation.

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