What’s Wrong With This Telegraph Front Page?

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Nothing, surely? It’s the first day of the final, and deciding, Ashes Test and the alliterative Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff is making his last test appearance for England.

So why not splash his picture across the front page of the paper?

Well, for a start he may be blonde and grinning but he’s not female – and he’s not holding a mystery envelope.

I was under the impression that on A-level results day it was a constitutional must that the Telegraph carry such a photo. Clearly the Will Lewis revolution continues apace…

Wait a minute, what’s this above the masthead? Phew!
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Jon Bernstein: I am a digital media consultant, writer and editor and this is my personal blog.

Previously, I was digital director / deputy editor at the New Statesman, the multimedia editor at Channel 4 News, launch editor of Channel 4 FactCheck, editor-in-chief at Directgov and editor-in-chief of silicon.com.

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