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Issue: #9

Oct-Dec 2012

Reflecting on three months in which Obama was re-elected, Hurricane Sandy brought devastation to the Americas, allegations of sexual abuse by Jimmy Savile arose, the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings took place and Felix Baumgartner fell from space.

  • Cover by Ian Francis
  • Covers Oct-Dec 2012
  • Published April 2013


  • Felix Baumgartner’s mum speaks out
  • The soldier who kept fighting the Second World War until 1974
  • The men trying to start new countries at sea
  • Ben Johnson on drugs in sport
  • The US election through the eyes of Jay Leno and David Letterman

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A slower, more reflective type of journalism”
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Jam-packed with information... a counterpoint to the speedy news feeds we've grown accustomed to”
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A leisurely (and contrary) look backwards over the previous three months”
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Quality, intelligence and inspiration: the trilogy that drives the makers of Delayed Gratification”
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Refreshing... parries the rush of 24-hour news with 'slow journalism'”
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A very cool magazine... It's like if Greenland Sharks made a newspaper”
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The UK's second-best magazine” Ian Hislop
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