Is this the future of journalism?


“A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Friday morning seven miles from San Simeon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:28 a.m. PST at a depth of 3.7 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was eight miles from Cambria, 12 miles from Lake Nacimiento, 22 miles from Paso Robles and 124 miles from San Jose City Hall.

In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.”

Can you guess what’s special about this story? Have a listen to the clip below to find out. 

That’s our associate editor James Montague speaking at Wilderness Festival, where we put on a one-hour show on the first 500 years of journalism yesterday.

Did you miss out on our first-ever performance of ‘From Gutenberg to Zuckerberg’? Not to worry: we’ll be doing the show again in October at London’s V&A Museum. DG subscribers can get free VIP passes to attend: we’ll be emailing all subscribers in September with more information and the opportunity to secure complimentary tickets to the event.

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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