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Issue: #38

Jan - Mar 2020

Looking back on January to March 2020 when coronavirus emerged in Wuhan before blazing a trail of destruction across the planet, conflict between the US and Iran was narrowly averted after the assassination of Qassem Soleimani and the UK left the EU.

  • Cover by Olafur Eliasson
  • Covers Jan-March 2020
  • Published June 2020


  • The coronavirus crisis in infographics
  • Jamaica’s coral fightback
  • The story of flight MH17
  • Colombia’s cocaine hippos
  • Harvey Weinstein faces justice
  • How to win an Oscar
  • Soleimani and the war that nearly was

A slower, more reflective type of journalism”
Creative Review

Jam-packed with information... a counterpoint to the speedy news feeds we've grown accustomed to”
Creative Review

A leisurely (and contrary) look backwards over the previous three months”
The Telegraph

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 very cool magazine... It's like if Greenland Sharks made a newspaper”
Qi podcast

The UK's second-best magazine” Ian Hislop
Editor, Private Eye
Private Eye Magazine

Perhaps we could all get used to this Delayed idea...”
BBC Radio 4 - Today Programme