Media: Chatter

"I've always had a passion for radio and I could never understand why it didn't take as much money as it should." - Stephen Miron, the chief executive radio at Global, says the time is right to market the medium

"Google has grown very quickly in a short period. When companies grow that quickly, it's almost impossible to get everything right and we certainly didn't." - Omid Kordestani, the senior vice-president of global sales and business development, on plans to make 200 "Googlers" redundant due to "overlapping" roles

"The BBC could provide sound and images to the website of the local paper. Newspapers can provide information for BBC websites. All of them could work together." - Andy Burnham, the culture secretary, calls on the BBC to help local newspapers as their revenues plunge.