Good morning. Here are 9 media stories.
- ‘This hurts more than I can say’
Gigaom, the tech blog founded in 2006 by journalist Om Malik, has shut down due to apparent financial problems. Several staffers, including senior writer Mathew Ingram, tweeted about the news Monday. "This hurts more than I can say: I was just told Gigaom is shutting down -- it has run out of money. We tried our best, but it wasn't enough." (@mathewi) | Malik published a statement about the closure. "Gigaom is winding down and its assets are now controlled by the company’s lenders. It is not how you want the story of a company you founded to end." (Om.co) | The site posted a terse explanation about the closure: "Gigaom recently became unable to pay its creditors in full at this time.