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Mbl Reporter Receives 2008 Journalism Award

By Iceland Review

Thóra Kristín Ásgeirsdóttir, a reporter for Mbl, Morgunbladid Online, received the 2008 Journalism Award by the Journalist Association of Iceland during a special ceremony at Hótel Holt in Reykjavík on Saturday.

According to the jury, Ásgeirsdóttir approaches current affairs in an original manner and takes an advantage of the internet in a way that is new to the Icelandic media, Morgunbladid reports.

Morgunbladid journalist Önundur Páll Ragnarsson and photographer Ragnar Axelsson received an award for their reporting on energy harnessing options in Iceland with words and images.

Sigurjón M. Egilsson, a journalist for the magazine Mannlíf and Bylgjan radio station, was awarded for his investigative reporting on the economic situation in Iceland.

Click here to watch Ásgeirsdóttir’s interview with Iceland Review’s Jonas Moody in relation to his experience with Iceland’s immigration authorities.

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