Media: Chatter

"I pity the ASA if they are going to be expected to rule on the probability of God's existence." - Hanne Stinson, the chief executive of the British Humanist Association, after Christian Voice complained to the Advertising Standards Authority about the atheist bus campaign using the line: "There's probably no God"

"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.