Thursday, 6 November 2014

Icelandic journalists face jail for making a mistake | Media | The Guardian

Lawyers acting for an Icelandic interior ministry official are asking for two journalists to be jailed because they mistakenly named her as a target in a police investigation.

In June, the journalists - Jón Bjarki Magnússon and Jóhann Páll Jóhannsson -identified Þórey Vilhjálmsdóttir, a political assistant to Iceland's interior minister, as a government leaker known as "employee B". They were wrong.

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