Are blogging policies necessary?

Kevin O’Keefe’s Real Lawyers Have Blogs has a post about whether organizations should have blogging policies. It as attracted a few comments, including one from me.

My position is that it is a good idea for organizations to have a blogging policy, but it should be made part of a wider technology use policy that covers the appropriate use of technology in general. While one can argue that existing rules and common sense should be sufficient to cover employee use of blogs and social media (eg Facebook) , it doesn’t always work that way in practice.

Read Kevin’s post and comments

One thought on “Are blogging policies necessary?”

  1. Your point that a blogging policy may be necessary is well taken David. I guess it comes down to using other policies the firm has on the use of technology and PR/com

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