Latterly was a quarterly independent magazine and website that publishes longform journalism, news, opinion and photo essays focusing on political and social justice issues globally.


The magazine was founded in Bangkok in 2014[1] and is edited by Ben Wolford. It is notable for launching as a website that "doesn't care about page views."[2] It has since developed, and subsequently discontinued, an iOS app. In May 2016, Latterly became a publication on the Medium platform and joined its revenue beta program.[3] In September, Latterly announced the hiring of former New York Times foreign correspondent Laura Kasinof.[4] Latterly earns revenue through subscriptions and donations.[5][6] The magazine has partnered with other media companies, including Newsweek,[7] The Week, and Ulyces,[8] to produce and translate articles. Latterly published its first print edition in December 2016. On 24 January 2017, Latterly broke news that U.S. President Donald Trump was planning to issue Executive Order 13769 banning immigrants from specific countries and prioritizing the refugee resettlement of religious minorities.[9] The publication ceased operations and published its last print edition in 2018.


  1. ^ "Announcing a partnership with PressRoom and the Latterly redesign". Latterly. January 22, 2015. Archived from the original on February 2, 2016. Retrieved January 25, 2016.
  2. ^ Novet, Jordan (2014-10-14). "Journalism startup Latterly doesn't care about page views one bit". Venture Beat. Retrieved 3 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Facing shutdowns and stagnating readership, independent publications are finding new life on Medium". Poynter. 2016-09-08. Archived from the original on 2016-09-17. Retrieved 2016-09-20.
  4. ^ "Ex-NYT reporter Laura Kasinof joins Latterly as contributing writer". 2016-09-20. Retrieved 2016-09-20.[dead link]
  5. ^ Ip, Chris (2014-12-02). "Longform Overload". Columbia Journalism Review. Retrieved 3 November 2017.
  6. ^ Albeanu, Catalina. "New online magazine won't monitor web traffic, say founders". Retrieved 3 November 2017.
  7. ^ Novet, Jordan. "Newsweek's next issue will feature a story from narrative journalism startup Latterly". Venture Beat. Retrieved 3 November 2017.
  8. ^ Scheuer, Arthur (n.d.). "Entrevue: Latterly Magazine". Ulyces. Retrieved 3 November 2017.
  9. ^ Jindia, Shilpa (2017-01-25). "Trump expected to order restrictions targeting Muslims and Syrian refugees". Latterly. Archived from the original on 2017-06-28. Retrieved 2017-02-17.

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