Media: Chatter

"We'll strip away the regulations in the same way that the Big Bang revolutionised the City, making it a financial centre of the world." - Jeremy Hunt, the Shadow Culture Secretary, says 'heavy-handed' media regulation will be abolished under a Tory government

"At the Guardian Media Group and Guardian News & Media, we can control our own destiny. If we do the right things now, GNM and its journalism will enjoy security and stability." - Carolyn McCall, the Guardian Media Group chief executive, after announcing 100 editorial job cuts and a reduced Observer package

"Viacom Business Solutions UK & Ireland has delivered outstanding performance and leadership and played a huge part in our success." - David Lynn, the managing director of MTV Networks UK, praises its sales operation despite moving the contract to Sky Media.