Iceland aims to become a legal safe haven for journalists

Icelandic Modern Media Initiative would offer protection against litigation Umbrellas don?t work in Iceland. When rain sweeps the small, volcanic island, which lies just beneath the Arctic Circle, the water assaults you from all directions. Icelanders equip themselves with hoods and waterproof clothing, shunning the accessories that keep people dry in tamer climates. But when it comes to the media, the concept of an umbrella is becoming increasingly ... Full Story »

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by Chris Finnie - Jul. 19, 2010

Interesting topic. Interesting piece. Explores the issue on many different levels for a thoughtful article with a lot of depth. Bravo to Ms. Hirsch for such outstanding work.

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