Back Issue: #4

Jul-Sep 2011

We recall the summer of 2011 when riots broke out across London, South Sudan seceded from Sudan and Anders Behring Breivik killed 77 people in twin terrorist attacks in Norway. It also saw the News Of The World cease publishing, the death of Amy Winehouse and the start of the Occupy Wall Street protests.

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  • Cover by Gordon Cheung
  • Covers Jul-Sep 2011
  • Published December 2011


  • Why England rioted
  • New Zealand’s furry invasion
  • How an undersea cable changed the world
  • The incredible story of Saddam Hussein’s blockbuster movie
  • Why Scandinavia has a dark side
  • A chart of everybody who’s ever been in space

From the archive

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