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A top-down salute to a bottom-up revolution

What is the function of a “masthead”—nameplate, as some call it—in the modern era? In the eyes of the traditionalists, the masthead is the calling card of the publication, sacrosanct, something that shouldn’t be touched because that is how readers recognise their morning poison. Yes, if a newspaper is sold largely at the newsstand, but…