Hostel company seeking 2010 Winter Olympics video blogger

We’ve seen a fair number of blogging competitions over the past couple of years, where one lucky entrant gets an all-expenses-paid trip somewhere to blog about an event or location.

The latest one to catch my eye is being run by Hosteling International Canada.

They’re looking for a video blogger to report from Vancouver during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games (12-28 February 2010).

To be in with a chance of winning, bloggers need to submit a one-minute video explaining why they would be the best person for the job. [Read more…]

2010 Winter Olympics athletes get restricted blogging go-ahead

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is gradually coming round to the idea that people are going to blog about each summer and winter Olympic Games regardless of what rules they put in place.

The latest development is that the IOC will allow athletes blogs at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games.

However, there are still likely to be a number of restrictions, not least because of the definition of “blogging” versus “journalism”. [Read more…]