IWantMedia.com, a site that aggregates all the big media stories of the day, is about to go dark for an unknown amount of time. The New York Post reports that Patrick Phillips, the founder of the site, is leaving after disagreements with Guggenheim/Prometheus Partners management.
Phillips told the Post that Prometheus (which recently bought Mediabistro) told him he could oversee Adweek.com and run IWantMedia in his spare time. Jeff Wilbur, president of Adweek (also owned by Prometheus), denied that offer was made.
Regardless of what truly happened, the end result is IWantMedia will go on a hiatus. “We will be letting subscribers know on Monday that it will be going dark for awhile,” Wilbur told the Post.