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CNN: Olympians largely barred from blogging

Posted by: of ExecutiveSummary.com on 08/23/04

Insanely dumb. Just imagine how much more interest in the Olympics and the Olympians athlete blogs could spur.

CNN: Olympians largely barred from blogging

3 comments for CNN: Olympians largely barred from blogging »

  1. Missing in Action: Olympian Bloggers

    According to this article in USA Today by Anick Jesdanun (Associated Press): “Participants in the games may respond to written questions from reporters or participate in online chat sessions — akin to a face-to-face or telephone interview — but they…

    Trackback by Web Logs — August 24, 2004 @ 3:58 am


  2. Missing in Action: Olympian Bloggers

    According to this article in USA Today by Anick Jesdanun (Associated Press): “Participants in the games may respond to written questions from reporters or participate in online chat sessions — akin to a face-to-face or telephone interview — but they…

    Trackback by Web Logs — August 24, 2004 @ 3:59 am


  3. yeah – stupid move by the IOC. Blogs that covered the Olympics did amazing traffic over the past month. We started ours a month before the opening ceremony as an experiment and ended up exceeding our wildest dreams in terms of visitors.

    Imagine if instead of banning blogs the IOC actually promoted them. They could have done so much better than our humble little, poorly designed blog did. Another missed blogging opportunity for them – another one taken by us! hehe…

    Comment by Darren Rowse — August 30, 2004 @ 8:49 pm


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