Liz Smith went on CNN today and said she was "really inept at making [the Web] work." Then the deposed New York Post gossip proved it.

For the second time in a week, Smith claimed Gawker and PerezHilton.com were run without "editors, publishers, lawyers," even though this site has all three, the editors being listed right on the front page.

Not that it has any bearing, as Smith claims, on factual accuracy: CNN and Tina Brown's The Daily Beast both have the full complement of structural gatekeepers listed by Smith, and both left Smith's error unchallenged.

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We will give the cranky octogenarian credit for learning one trick of the Web trade: Trying to start a dustup with a much larger competitor in an obvious bid for attention. Sometimes it works!

(Video via Huffington Post)