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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

  • The downing of flight MH17
  • The World Cup in infographics
  • One man’s fight to save James Foley
  • Naomi Klein on the People’s Climate March
  • India’s shoestring space race
  • The Scottish referendum revisited
  • The rise of the robot journalist

The Slow Journal

(The latest articles from our blog)

AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade

Best of Slow Journalism: The Lives and Deaths of Naftali and Mohammed

Six months after the conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, BBC World Service journalist Mike Thomson made a documentary about the lives and legacies of two murdered boys. He...

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Ricardo

An unlikely sanctuary

It’s four in the morning and I’m up to my elbows in chip fat. Sauce bottles and plastic food trays...

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Photo: Owen Egan / McGill University

Daniel Levitin on the organised mind

There’s a lot of information out there. Three hundred exabytes of it, to be precise. At least that’s what American...

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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