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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’.

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  • The rise and fall of legal highs
  • Remembering the lives of Prince, Muhammad Ali and Jo Cox

From the 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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From the archive

Thousands of Sunnis and Shiites take part in a mass funeral procession for 27 people killed in the suicide bombing at the Imam al-Sadiq mosque. Photo: AP/Press Association Images

Kuwait's deadliest terror attack revisited

The Imam al-Sadiq mosque is a squat, sand-coloured structure in the heart of Kuwait’s downtown financial district, just a short walk from the stock exchange. One of the oldest Shiite...

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Events & Classes

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DG infographics at Magfest

DG's editor Rob Orchard will be teaching a class on how to win an audience with infographics at this year's edition of Magfest, the annual international magazine festival and conference...

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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