This week we look at some fantastic essays and interactive visualisations, as well as the latest news on tablet ownership, how to engage with readers, (or how to fake it!), and how to keep them civil.
Beautiful Editorial Designs of the Week
A beautiful online memoir by Michael Blankenburg
A great essay on the history of the Tour de France (hurray for Google Translate) with some great video and interactive elements.
A history of Tunnocks, an old-school chocolate manufacturer. Some great photography here using some nice easing and reveals.
News and Links
Smaller devices like the iPad mini and handing down of previous gen devices have played a big part.
How big publishers are making the move to digital
How tablets can help newspapers really engage with their audiences.
How to cheat your way to more numbers on your stories share boxes.
Using social media plugins like Facebook might help keep conversations more civil on news sites.