Liz Smith Published Her Nora Ephron Obit Before Nora Ephron Was Dead

News of Nora Ephron's death late last night, of complications arising from leukemia, came to be public in a most curious way. The story was broken Tuesday afternoon by the gossip writer Liz Smith on the Web site wowOwow. Smith, a longtime friend of Ephron, hadn't gotten the family's permission to write about her… » 6/27/12 4:40pm 6/27/12 4:40pm

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Over-40 Women's Website Is Destined For Failure

There's a big splashy article in today's New York Times about the launch of Wowowow.com, a new website for women over 40 founded by NY Post gossip dowager Liz Smith, former presidential speechwriter Peggy Noonan, ex-Simon and Schuster president Joni Evans, 60 Minutes correspondent Leslie Stahl, and ad exec Mary Wells.… » 3/06/08 1:30pm 3/06/08 1:30pm