This page lists some of our press and media appearances and mentions, accolades and nice things people have been saying about us across the interweb.
LECTURES AND TALKS
19-21 March 10
Speaker at the Gräv 2010 conference in Stockholm, organized by the Association of Swedish Investigative Journalists.
1-5 October 09
Guest at the Internazionale Festival in Ferrara, Italy. Spoke about Iceland’s economic meltdown in a panel discussion titled Iceland: a Bankrupt Paradise.
9 September 09
Speaker at the 999 social media conference in Reykjavík.
21-22 March 09
Invited by SKUP – The Norwegian Foundation for Investigative Journalism to speak on a panel about Iceland’s economic meltdown, in Tønsberg, Norway.
PRESS AND MEDIA
Interviewed by PRI’s The World for a story on Iceland and tourism.
Was quoted in an article in Canada’s La Presse about gender equality in Iceland.
Interviewed for a story in the BBC on Iceland’s genealogical database.
I was quoted via The Iceland Weather Report in a Financial Times article.
Was interviewed on the Swedish radio programme Medierna about the crisis in the Icelandic media.
Was interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s World Tonight.
Interviewed live on Woman’s Hour on BBC radio 4.
The Iceland Weather Report was mentioned in an article in The Guardian.
Interviewed on the BBC series History of Now: The Story of the Noughties.
Was quoted in the Financial Times, in an article about the Icesave affair.
Was quoted in the Irish Times, in an article about the Icelandic protests.
Was interviewed by RAI radio in Italy, on the programme Voices from Around the World.
Was interviewed by the BBC World Service about the departure of McDonald’s from Iceland.
Was interviewed by Italian geopolitical magazine Limes.
RED TV in Italy interviewed me in connection with the Internazionale Festival.
Was quoted in an article in the Wall Street Journal.
Was interviewed by the BBC for a three-part series called The Noughties, due to air in January.
YT was interviewed for the BBC programme Working Lunch.
The Iceland Weather Report was quoted in a column in the San Francisco Chronicle.
24 and 25.04.09
Was interviewed on two consecutive days by CBC Newsworld in Canada, about Iceland’s elections. [No video available, unfortunately.]
Was interviewed by Neue Zürich Zeitung in Zürich, Switzerland.
The Iceland Weather Report got a stellar write-up in the Suddeutsche Zeitung, in their column “Wie die Welt Bloggt”.
Was interviewed in the Bejing News in China.
Was interviewed by Norwegian Radio NRK on the programme “Sånn er livet”.
Participated in a live 30-minute panel discussion on Iceland’s economic collapse on the Worldfocus radio show, broadcast across the USA.
The Iceland Weather Report featured in a clip on BBC World.
Was featured in a clip on CBC World, discussing the collapse of Iceland’s government [live on the air with Nancy Wilson, no link unfortunately!].
Iceland Review Online ran a report on IWR’s Bloggies nomination.
Was interviewed on BBC Radio Scotland, by Lesley Riddoch on her programme Riddoch Questions.
The Iceland Weather Report was mentioned and YT quoted in an article in Marianne magazine [France].
Was interviewed live on The Takeway radio show, broadcast on WNYC in New York City.
Iceland Review Online ran a report on IWR’s 2008 Bloggies nomination.
mbl.is ran a report on IWR’s 2008 Bloggies nomination.
Eyjan ran a report on IWR’s 2008 Bloggies nomination.
visir.is ran a report on IWR’s 2008 Bloggies nomination.
MY WRITING ELSEWHERE
Finalist in the 2009 Weblog Awards, Best European Weblog category.
Finalist in the 2008 Weblog Awards, Best European Weblog category.
“… the Iceland Weather Report has been consistently good with the stories of real life after the collapse.”
— A Fistful of Euros
“One of my favorites is The Iceland Weather Report, which is full of fiery, literary, and informed commentary on all things Iceland …”
— Utne Reader.
“The original and the best… the Iceland Weather Report is a brilliant example of how a blogger can convey the nuances of a country and culture far better than any hired hack.”
— The Blogger’s Guide.
[If you know of any more nice things people are saying about us on the web, please let us know!]