About Iceland Monitor
Iceland Monitor is an English-language news and information site providing news in English, opinion articles, information about events in Iceland and travel information. Iceland Monitor is published by Árvakur hf., the publisher of mbl.is and Morgunblaðið.
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Meet the team
Anna Margrét has worked in journalism since the year 2000.
She has been an editor of the magazines Iceland Review, Atlantica, Sirkus Reykjavík and ReykjavikMag. Anna Margrét has worked for mbl.is as a journalist since October 2014.
Hjörtur J. Guðmundsson writes mainly about politics and international issues. He holds a bachelor‘s degree in political history and a master‘s degree in international relations with focus on European studies and defence and security.
Sóley is a feature writer for Iceland Monitor and has supervised the events section of Iceland Monitor since its inception. She has a Master’ s degree in Applied studies in Culture and Communication from the University of Iceland and a BA degree in Ethnology from the same University.
Kristinn is the Managing Director of mbl.is
About mbl.is and Morgunblaðið
mbl.is is the largest and most-read news and information website in Iceland. Since its inception on 2 February 1998, mbl.is has consistently been Iceland’s most popular website. The focus is on domestic news with good coverage of foreign news, business news, weather, sports, entertainment and lifestyle. mbl.is also runs Iceland’s most popular site for real estate advertisements, classifieds, and Morgunblaðið’s news and photo archives. Some 89% of Icelanders aged 12-80 visit mbl.is every week. Morgunblaðið was founded in 1913 and is Iceland largest subscription newspaper. Editors in Chief are Haraldur Johannessen and Davíð Oddsson.
Árvakur hf is a publishing company formed in 1919 to run Morgunblaðið. Árvakur also operates Landsprent hf, Iceland’s largest newspaper printing press. In addition to printing Morgunblaðið, it also prints numerous weekly papers and periodicals for various publishers.
Use of material
The content of this website is protected by copyright laws and other Icelandic intellectual property laws. The right to publish any photographs on the website resides with mbl.is and Árvakur hf, while copyright is owned by the respective photographers. Copies suitable for printing or commercial use can be purchased by contacting mbl.is.
Rules for advertisers and sponsors
Árvakur hf keeps advertising and editorial content strictly separate, as described by the company’s rules regarding advertising and sponsorship (link in Icelandic).