Media: Chatter

"I think I have been a victim of a very rich man trying to suppress the truth." - Tom Bower, the journalist and author, after successfully defending a libel action brought by Richard Desmond, the owner of Express Newspapers

"What we need is a grown-up, commercial, sensible relationship with them, going forward, in which we can sell their products, (and) make them and ourselves some money." - Marc Watson, the chief executive of BT Vision, on its relationship with Sky

"We don't think that product placement is a panacea for all the ills of commercial broadcasting. But we do believe that we should relax the rules." - The shadow culture minister, Ed Vaizey, says the Tories will relax broadcasting guidelines if elected