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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

  • Nepal after the earthquake
  • How to build a floating train
  • The UK election in infographics
  • The tranquilised hippo of Tbilisi
  • How Sepp Blatter built an empire
  • Inside the new Cuba
  • A return to the Tunisia attack

The Slow Journal

(The latest articles from our blog)

AP Photo/The Sun Chronicle, Mark Stockwell

Slow Tuesday

We don't do Black Friday at Delayed Gratification. And we're not really into Super Saturday or Cyber Monday either. Quite frankly, it's not our cup of tea. But we do have a sale –...

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Illustration: Christian Tate

DG #20 Notes: Let's talk about stats

In issue #20 of Delayed Gratification, we take a close look at the Gross Domestic Product – that mighty, approximation-riddled statistic...

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Photo: Rowan Griffiths/Daily Mirror/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Human traffic

“Over 2,000 migrants and refugees died attempting to cross the Mediterranean in the first seven months of 2015, according 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 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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