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Issue: #40

Jul - Sep 2020

Looking back on July to September 2020 when an explosion destroyed large swathes of Beirut, Turkey and Greece faced off in the Aegean and Belarus erupted into protests after a contested election.

  • Cover by Shepard Fairey
  • Covers July-September 2020
  • Published Dec 2020


  • Beirut after the blast
  • Gertrude the pig and the Internet of Thinks
  • Life on the space station
  • The greatest sportsperson of all time
  • Belarus on the brink
  • Raving during a pandemic
  • Fear and loathing in the Aegean

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