Media: Chatter

"It is Ogilvy's policy not to work with political parties or politicians because it divides the client base." - Gary Leih, the chairman of Ogilvy UK, on why the agency group turned down work from Number 10 designed to enhance Prime Minister Gordon Brown's image

"It was a radical change and we did take risks. For that we have been applauded by most people. Some work and some don't. Would we have liked some bigger hits at 9pm? Of course, but you keep on trying." - ITV's Rupert Howell on the broadcaster's schedule changes

"They have painted commercial radio into a very tight corner where they have to pay more money than there is in the marketplace. Would Chris Evans come back to commercial radio? Not in a million years." - The Global Radio chief, Richard Park, on inflated salaries at the BBC.

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