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Iceland Mag

Magnús Sveinn Helgason Is a journalist, broadcaster and historian who also works as a part-time bartender and adjunct university lecturer.

Magnús has written for The Reykjavík Grapevine, as well as local daily and weekly newspapers, 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).

When not writing he can be found teaching economic history and American politics at the University of Bifröst or serving local microbrews at Kaldi Bar downtown Reykjavík.

msh@icelandmag.com