Iceland Mag

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Iceland Mag

Magnús Sveinn Helgason Is a journalist, broadcaster, economic historian and adjunct university lecturer. He is the editor of Iceland Magazine.

Magnús has written for The Reykjavík Grapevine, as well as numerous local daily and weekly newspapers and magazines on politics, the economy and history, including a stint as a business journalist for Markaðurinn, the weekly business insert of newspaper Fréttablaðið, during the dramatic events in the lead up to the collapse of the Icelandic financial system in the fall of 2008.

Magnús has also produced numerous radio documentaries on economic history and American politics for the National Broadcasting Service (RÚV).

Magnús worked for the Investigation Commission of Alþingi on the Collapse of the 2008 collapse of the Icelandic Banking System. He is the author of the fifth addendum to the commission's report. (pdf)