Are you exhausted by the 24-hour news cycle, never-ending tweets and live blogs telling you what is happening minute-by-minute but never explaining what it means? Are you tired of the short attention spans, PR-driven stories, knee-jerk reactions and churnalism of much of the mainstream media?
Delayed Gratification is the world’s first Slow Journalism magazine. It’s a beautiful printed quarterly publication which revisits the events of the previous three months to see what happened after the dust settled and the news agenda moved on. It boasts fascinating longform journalism from some of the world’s best writers, alongside glorious data visualisations, photography and original cover art.
January-March 2011: The fall of Hosni Mubarak, patrolling the streets with real-life superheroes, on the road with Anjem Choudary, why pandas only have themselves to blame, the truth behind breast milk ice cream and every soap opera death ever. Cover art by Hassan Massoudy.