Mustangnews.net is a two-time winner of the Associated College Online Pacemaker award — attracting more than 1.5 million page views last year. The latest news is published on mustangnews.net around the clock, along with in-depth features, videos and interactive stories. This advertising space offers flexible dates, tracking features, and can be linked directly to your business.
- 728 x 90 px Desktop
- 320 x 50 px Mobile
Displayed throughout the homepage and at the top of every article
- 970 x 250 px Desktop
- 320 x 100 px Mobile
300 x 600 px
Desktop & Mobile
300 x 250 px
Desktop & Mobile
Mustang News Monthly
Feature your business/organization in our monthly published regular editions. Over 5,000 copies of our editorial-style print product are distributed the last Tuesday of each month — diving into stories affecting not only Cal Poly students but residents of San Luis Obispo as a whole. Distributed city-wide to students as well as residents.
Front Page Small
- 10.5 x 1.5 in.
Front Page Large
- 10.5 x 3 in.
- 10.5 x 12 in.
Eighth Page Horizontal
- 5.17 x 2.88 in.
Quarter Page Horizontal
- 5.17 x 5.92 in.
Half Page Horizontal
- 10.5 x 5.92 in.
Eighth Page Vertical
- 2.5 x 5.92 in.
Quarter Page Vertical
- 2.5 x 12 in.
Half Page Vertical
- 5.17 x 12 in.
Guidelines & Policies
Regular & Special Editions
For ad space dates refer to the sales flyer provided by your ad executive; space varies by edition & artwork is due one week prior to print date.
Ad space: sales flyer DATE AT 5:00 PM
Artwork: sales flyer DATE AT 5:00 PM
- Artwork must be sent at 300 dpi.
- No artwork from the web.
- Color ads must be in CMYK format.
- Black text must be solid black, not rich black.
- We accept JPEG, PSD, AI, TIFF and PDF files.
- If artwork is created in Adobe Illustrator, fonts must be converted to outlines.
- Camera-ready artwork must be submitted by noon on the day of the deadline.
- All submitted artwork must be licensed for commercial use.
If any advertisement is cancelled after space deadline MMG reserves the right to charge up to 50% of the total cost of the space reservation.
All advertising is payable in advance, unless the advertiser has completed a credit application and credit has been approved. Mustang Media Group reserves the right to withdraw or restrict credit.
After credit has been approved, the monthly billing cycle will close on the last working day of the month. Accounts not paid within 30 days of the invoice date are subject to a finance charge of 1.5 percent per month (18 percent annually).
If payment is not received within 60 days, credit is withdrawn. Payment in full must be received by the last business day of the month following the receipt of your statement. Mustang News accepts cash, check and all major credit cards. Make checks payable to Mustang News.
Mustang Media Group reserves the right to refuse or revise any advertising deemed to adversely affect the integrity and credibility of the newspaper as a source of truthful and accurate information, or be in conflict with the educational mission of the university community served. Mustang Media Group reserves the right to institute such other general policies as may be deemed appropriate at any time. Sole responsibility for the content of an ad lies with the advertiser who unconditionally agrees to hold Mustang Media Group faultless should claim arise, and to pay for any and all expenses incurred as a result of the publication of such ad. Should an ad not be published as ordered, Mustang Media Group's liability is limited to the amount paid for the ad.
All rates listed are non-commissionable (net) rates.