- Wednesday, August 1, 2012, 13:49
Today’s Slaw post: Every two years for the past few years I’ve written something before the Olympic games about the IOC’s social media and web rules, which are overly controlling, out of touch, and behind the times. This year is no exception. Even though we are just a few days in, there have been several Full story
- Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 9:04
The City of London (England) has announced
plans to install city-wide wifi in time for the 2012 Olympics. Full story
- Friday, February 5, 2010, 19:36
Wired Epicenter writes that athletes are confused by the IOC rules that limit what they can publish on blogs, twitter, facebook, etc. during the games.
That’s not surprising given the nature of the restrictions. For more details about those restrictions, see some of my earlier comments.
- Wednesday, June 17, 2009, 14:04
For my Slaw post this week I referred to my Free Press article from Monday, being the last post I made. But I added some thoughts based on a Slaw post from the 2008 Olympics. It reads as follows:
That’s the title of my Free Press article for this week. It talks about the new IOC Full story
- Monday, June 15, 2009, 13:45
For the London Free Press
Read this on Canoe
The International Olympic committee (IOC) recently announced its athlete blogging rules for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.
There are still restrictions, but they are more flexible than those for the 2008 Beijing Games, which was the first time athletes could blog about their experiences.
That decision was made by the IOC Full story
- Thursday, May 14, 2009, 10:55
The Sports Journalists' Association reports
that the International Olympic Committee has issued a four-page guide that permits the athlete blogs at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games. The rules include a broad range of restrictions, including no sound, video, photographs of Olympic action or medal ceremonies, no interviews or news about other athletes, and no use of the Olympic marks. Full story