Media: Chatter

"The funeral of Stephen Gately has not yet taken place ... Nevertheless, Jan Moir of the Daily Mail has already managed to dance on his grave. For money." - Charlie Brooker leads the backlash against an article by Jan Moir

"In what is clearly a heavily orchestrated internet campaign, I think it is mischievous in the extreme to suggest that my article has homophobic and bigoted undertones." - Jan Moir, the Daily Mail writer, reacts to suggestions that her article was homophobic

"We removed the advertising within minutes of the article being published as we saw the strong reaction. This is done frequently and by other newspapers." - James Bromley, the Mail Online managing director, on removing ads from the likes of Marks & Spencer from Moir's article.