Best Quotes of March 2016: Jagger wants out, the PM wants privacy, and more...

A Wikipedia lawsuit, a "mealy mouthed" reply and EU madness. We round up the sound bites that summed up last month in PR.

Lansons boss Tony Langham dismisses the lawsuit brought against it by ex-client Ariadne Capital as a "joke":


The tweet that got PR man Matthew Doyle arrested – and lampooned. Charges were later dropped:


Tweet from Leave.EU that shows Rolling Stones legend Mick wants to get out of the EU:


"We are not unique in the UK in communicating EU policy poorly, but we could pay a heavy price for successive governments’ chronic unwillingness to explain the decisions they take in Brussels"

Edward Robinson, EU policy specialist at Culmer Raphael, cautions that we have to get the message right on Europe.



The initial response from Number 10 to David Cameron’s late father being implicated in the Panama Papers leaks:


"It is complete madness to leave the EU. If we do we are all doomed"

Gill Morris, CEO of Connect Communications, nails her colours to the anti-Brexit mast. Will the public choose the nuclear option?


"The buzz we’re witnessing in the immediate hours after an Osborne Budget has been felt before, only for it to slowly sink, Titanic-like, as the icebergs emerge and his announcements are destroyed"

Prophetic words from Oliver Foster, managing partner of Pagefield, following the Chancellor’s Budget.


"High-profile businesses hoping to withhold their opinions face a torrid time as 23 June approaches"

Conal Walsh, partner and head of special situations at Powerscourt, on the dangers for businesses sitting on the fence in the forthcoming EU referendum.


The Romans shows Cicero Group who is boss when it comes to Google AdWords after the latter used it to discredit rival agencies:


"It was like falling in love, like a little crush, because we’re very similar – despite the fact she’s from Brooklyn and I’m from Middlesbrough."

3 Monkeys founder Angie Moxham on her first meeting with Zeno CEO Barby Siegel, prior to the ‘marriage’ of the agencies.

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