(Andersen 2011) A deconstruction of “Iceland’s on-going revolution”

Andersen, Anna. A deconstruction of “Iceland’s on-going revolution”. Reykjavík Grapevine. 2011 Aug 24. Available from: http://grapevine.is/Features/ReadArticle/A-Deconstruction-of-Icelands-Ongoing-Revolution. Accessed 2012 Jun 30. Archived by WebCite at http://www.webcitation.org/68o3DDSHq.

Andersen provides a detailed critique and correction of numerous errors of fact in the Daily Kos news story “Iceland’s on-going-revolution” by Deena Stryker (reposted on Truthout as “Why Iceland should be in the news, but is not”). In the first comment to Andersen’s article (August 27, 2011 at 1:11 p.m.; may not be visible in all browsers), Stryker acknowledged that her story was in error:

I am the culprit in the Iceland story: I did not check the Italian radio story before adapting it in English. Lived in Italy six years, should have guessed Italian journalism still requires ‘trust but verify’. Looking for correspondents to collaborate on book proposal requested by publisher.


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