Om Malik, Rafat Ali Banter via Twitter About Possible Restructuring of Guardian Media Group

News that Guardian Media Group — parent company of The Guardian, The Observer, and paidContent — will undergo a restructuring brought about a Tweet exchange Sunday evening between two tech-site founders: Om Malik of GigaOM and Rafat Ali, who left paidContent at the beginning of July.

Malik to Ali: @rafatali maybe u should buy back paidcontent from them while they are at it

Ali to Mailk: @om I exited the news industry, and happier for it. You should buy the assets, I say.

Malik to Ali: @ rafatali haha. maybe only if you can help me with it :-)

According to paidContent, the print edition of The Sunday Times reported that new Guardian Media Group CEO Andrew Miller will restructure the company by separating The Guardian, The Observer, and their respective Web sites from the rest of its multimedia assets, including its holdings in Trader Media Group and Emap, as well as radio stations and property Web sites.

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