Folkestone Herald editor Simon Finlay has defended his 'out-of date pasty' splash as a "harmless bit of fun."
He claims the story was in fact a page three story as the edition was contained within a wrap-around which carried a stronger story about the return of the Folkestone airshow.
Finlay added: “Any publicity is good publicity. I don’t mind, I will take any criticism.
“If people want to waste moments of their life moaning about a pasty, that’s up to them. It’s a harmless bit of fun.”