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DG #17: on the cover

We are very pleased to share the cover for our upcoming issue #17, which will be out in in a week’s time.

‘Red Portrait With Dimensional Movement’ was created by artist Adam Neate and is one of our favourite covers to date. “A photo of a painting on the internet is the equivalent of someone showing you their holiday snaps,” he told us. “Online we can scroll through hundreds of images a minute; we are becoming desensitised to such over-stimulus.”

We hope Neate will forgive us for posting this photo of his beautiful painting online.

Inside the issue, we revisit the extraordinary story of the 43 missing Mexican students, we discuss what all-out cyber war might look like, and we ask whether FBI chief James Comey was right when he quoted from the song ‘Everyone’s a little bit racist’.

Subscribe today, and we’ll give you the issue for free. Just click here, choose if you’re subscribing for yourself or for a friend, and use the promo code ‘SOCIAL20’ to claim your free issue.

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