The same image of Donald Trump graced the front pages of almost every single major Australian paper yesterday. But in some images, Trump was looking distinctly … orange.


Were the AFR and Age purposefully trying to make Trump so tanned? Probably not. Papers routinely treat and tweak images that appear in print to make them look good. When all the papers publish the same image, you can see exactly how they’ve done it. For the sake of comparison, here’s the original from AP


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