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Delayed Gratification

Delayed Gratification is the world’s first Slow Journalism magazine. It’s a beautiful printed quarterly publication which revisits the events of the previous three months to see what happened after the dust settled and the news agenda moved on. It is proud to be ‘Last to Breaking News’.

The latest issue

  • After the Charlie Hebdo attacks
  • How to de-extinct the mammoth
  • Kosovo’s shocking exodus
  • House of Cards: the infographic
  • The killing of Boris Nemtsov
  • Saving Iraq’s Sherwood Forest
  • Peter Greste on freedom

The Slow Journal

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Hollywouldn't: Best of Reddit movie pitches

On Reddit's 'pitch a movie' thread anyone can submit their idea for a potential blockbuster or arthouse masterpiece. Here's our selection of last year's pitches which are unlikely to ever grace the silver screen, with...

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Photo: AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade

Best of Slow Journalism: 977 days of captivity

It's January 2012. American-German journalist Michael Scott Moore is on his way back to his hotel in Somalia, having waved off...

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Dead man running

On 9th March, Mexican cartel leader Nazario “The Craziest One” González was killed in another of the drug war’s bloody...

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The story of Slow Journalism & Delayed Gratification

Our TEDx case for a Slow Journalism Revolution

Honed design, relaxed writing and an almanac approach to the passing years”Observer

Jam-packed with information... a counterpoint to the speedy news feeds we've grown accustomed to”Creative Review

A slower, more reflective type of journalism”Creative Review

A chic magazine with fine infographics and long stories”Die Zeit

A very cool magazine... It's like if Greenland Sharks made a newspaper”Qi podcast

A fantastic publication that puts current events into perspective”Qi podcast

Quality, intelligence and inspiration: the trilogy that drives the makers of Delayed Gratification”El Mundo

Refreshing... parries the rush of 24-hour news with 'slow journalism'”The Telegraph

A leisurely (and contrary) look backwards over the previous three months”The Telegraph

Perhaps we could all get used to this Delayed idea...”BBC Radio 4 - Today Programme

Everyone should read this magazine”Stacks Magazine

Wonderful title and wonderful concept”BBC Two

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