"The Competition Commission's remedy to protect the ad market from allowing ITV to consolidate made sense at the time. Today, it makes sense to look at the question again." - ITV wins an unlikely supporter in its fight against CRR in the shape of Mark Thompson, the BBC director-general
"We understand change isn't easy, especially when it affects colleagues who we've worked with closely. But these measures are necessary to build on our success." - John Ridding, the chief executive of the Financial Times, puts a positive spin on the group's announcement that it is making redundancies.