cnnlogo_8-4.JPGChez Pazienza, the CNN producer fired in February for blogging without permission, was leaked the new blogging guidelines from CNN, and wrote about them on his blog (h/t).

The guidelines, called CNN’s “policy regarding personal writings online,” include information for employees about everything from commenting in chat rooms and Facebook to iReport and Second Life.

Regarding blogging, CNN policy says: “You shouldn’t post commentary on anything you might cover in your work or CNN may report on, or write about the CNN workplace or post CNN material without permission by a senior CNN manager.”