Kristine Lowe: Iceland’s ‘most hated man’ appointed newspaper editor

The news is now a few days old, but Kristine Lowe’s blog post on the appointment of Davíd Oddsson – Iceland’s longest serving prime minister and former head of the Central Bank – as editor of daily paper Morgunbladid, is worth a read. Not least for her photograph showing how Icelandic protesters felt about Oddsson back in December.

Full post at this link…

Icelandic Review story at this link…

Can we think of a hypothetical comparison for the UK? Mandelson to edit the Times?

Alistair Campbell to edit the New Statesman?  (Ed: we said hypothetical…)

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