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Because today's ultra-fast news cycle rates being first above being right. It tells us what's happening in real time, but rarely what it means.

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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

  • In search of Mexico’s 43 missing students
  • Cyber war and the Sony Pictures hack
  • What we’ve learned from Ferguson
  • Revealed: the best country in the world
  • Owen Jones on the rise of Ukip
  • Inside the Syrian city in exile
  • Who owns the North Pole?

The Slow Journal

(The latest articles from our blog)

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The best of Slow Journalism: Rogue Wounds

In his fascinating article for Lapham’s Quarterly, Daniel Mason offers a compelling historical overview of malingering - the feigning of mental or physical disorders. His piece begins in the 19th century with the story of violent conman...

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The strange tale of Tora Bora Jack

The bar at the Mustafa Hotel in Kabul hosted The Jack Show several nights a week. Journalists, aid workers and...

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Retro report: drawing lessons from TV history

We're pleased to see that Slow Journalism is going strong. Since we launched Delayed Gratification in January 2011, Paul Salopek has started...

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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