A group of 102 women in Icelandic media have released a statement protesting against sports journalist Hjörtur Hjartason’s continuing to work in the industry.
Iceland ranks 13th in this year’s World Press Freedom Index, whereas last year, it was ranked 10th worldwide. Iceland is currently the lowest ranked of all the Nordic countries.
The Icelandic Ministry of Education and Culture is considering lifting the ban on advertising alcohol and tobacco products.
Glitnir HoldCo. Ltd. has requested an injunction be filed against media outlet Stundin for their reporting based on leaked documents from the bank.
The gender proportion among interviewees in broadcast media in Iceland is significantly more even than global averages.
Mussila Planets, an Icelandic computer game that aims to teach music skills to children, went on the market yesterday.
The May/June issue of Iceland Review is out, filled with interesting articles, interviews and colorful photos.
The McClatchy Company, the ICIJ international investigative journalists’ association, and the Miami Herald were last night awarded the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for ten investigations of the Panama Papers scandal—including one into Wintris, the offshore company owned by Anna Sigurlaug...
Vodafone has signed a deal to purchase all assets and operations of the Icelandic media company 365, except for the newspaper Fréttablaðið and the magazine Glamour.
Icelandic musician Björk posted a message on Facebook yesterday, which has received a lot of attention.
‘Stop standing in front of East Iceland, dear meteorologists,’ is the name of a new Facebook page with 136 members.
Birgitta Jónsdóttir, MP for the Pirate Party in Iceland, caught international attention Friday night for her performance on Skavlan, a popular Scandinavian television talk show.
A teddy bear, lost by a two-year-old Icelandic girl in Sweden last week, spent several days being pampered at a hotel before being returned to its owner.
A record four hundred people have signed up for Icelandic as a second language at the University of Iceland this fall.
Fjarskipti hf., the parent company of Vodafone in Iceland, and media and telecommunications company 365 miðlar hf. signed an agreement on Tuesday on private talks on Vodafone’s acquisition of the broadcasting and telecommunications services of 365 for ISK 8 billion (USD 69 million, EUR 62...
When the Pokémon Go craze overtook Icelanders this summer, Fjörukráin restaurant in Hafnarfjörður, a town near Reykjavík, took advantage of the mobile game’s popularity by advertising itself as Pokémon friendly.
The decision by Vestmannaeyjar Police Chief Páley Borgþórsdóttir not to provide the media with information about the number of potential sexual assault cases at the Þjóðhátíð festival until investigation is complete, caused musicians to protest yesterday.