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We publish Delayed Gratification magazine, which revisits the news after the dust has settled to give the final analysis on the stories that mattered.

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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

  • How ISIS created the Islamic State
  • Life after Turkey’s mining disaster
  • The race to colonise the red planet
  • Revisiting South Korea’s ferry tragedy
  • Somaliland’s female drug barons
  • Inside Thailand’s coup d’état
  • Every billionaire in the British Isles

The Slow Journal

(The latest articles from our blog)

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A year in the life of Rob Ford

On Monday, John Tory ended Rob Ford's four-year tenure as mayor of Toronto. In issue #13 of Delayed Gratification, we traced the controversial Canadian mayor's approval ratings over a year punctuated by conflict...

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Understanding the World: Taschen's new infographics almanac

Taschen is publishing a new book with some of the best infographics from around the world, and we're chuffed that...

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Best of Slow Journalism: Social media's 'content moderators'

In the content moderation business "everybody hits the wall" after three to five months, says a former YouTube contractor referred to...

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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 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

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