Advertise with In These Times

In These Times is a leader in independent media. For over 35 years, our publication has produced award-winning journalism that advances democracy and social justice. Each month our content reaches over 350,000 well educated, passionate and politcally active readers in print, online, via email and on mobile devices. 

No matter how they access In These Times, our readers are deeply invested in politics, labor, the environment and human rights. We offer them an open and engaging forum that inspires them to act on their beliefs. 

As Kurt Vonnegut, our former Senior Editor, put it, "Without In These Times, I'd be a man without a country."

MEDIA KIT

Download a PDF media kit containing all the information below here.

Schedule
Demographics
Rates and Sizes
Online Advertising
Contact Us

SCHEDULE

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ISSUE COVER DATE AD CLOSING SHIPPING
38/03 March 2014 January 28 February 6
38/04 April 2014 February 25 March 6
38/05 May 2014 March 25 April 3
38/06 June 2014 April 22 May 1
38/07 July 2014 May 20 May 29
38/08 August 2014 June 23 July 3
38/09 September 2014 July 22 July 31
38/10 October 2014 August 26 September 4
38/11 November 2014 September 23 October 2
38/12 December 2014 October 21 October 30

 

Demographics

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Education

 20% Other
 24% Bachelors
 48% Graduate
 8% Post-Graduate

Age

 3% < 24
 15% 25-44
 44% 45-64
 38% 65 +

Income

 25% Under $29,999
 26% $30k-$49,999
 19% $50k-$69,999
 16% $70k-$99,999
 14% 100k+

Loyalty

 20% < 1 yr
 18% 1-2 yrs
 15% 2-3 yrs
 8% 4-6 yrs
 36% 7+ yrs

Book-Buying Habits During the Last 12 Months

Purchased 6 to 10 books
Purchased 11 to 20 books
Purchased 20+ books

Fifty-eight percent of In These Times’ readers have purchased a book reviewed in our culture section.

Active Readers

Contributed to a nonprofit
Voted in an election
Contributed to a political campaign
Attended a protest

Our readers stand up for what they believe in by committing their time and monetary support. The majority of our readers participate in one or more civic activities.
Reach our more than 25,000 print subscribers

 

Rates and Sizes

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Four-Color 1x 3x 6x
Inside Cover $1250 $1060 $937
Back Cover $1450 $1230 $1085
Full $1000 $850 $725
Two-Thirds $800 $720 $648
Half $600 $540 $486
Third $450 $405 $365
Quarter $375 $338 $304
Sixth $275 $225 $203

 

Dimensions

Full

Live: 7.125" x 9.2"
Bleed: 8.375" x 10.875"

Two-Thirds

4.7" x 9.2"

Half Horizontal

7.125" x 4.5"

Third Vertical

2.15" x 9.2"

Third Horizontal

4.7" x 4.5"

Quarter Vertical

2.15" x 7"

Quarter Horizontal

4.7" x 3.5"

Sixth Vertical

2.15" x 4.5"

Sixth Horizontal

4.7" x 2"

 

MECHANICAL SPECS

  • For bleeds, maintain a 0.375" safety margin on edges.
  • Final trim size is 8.125" x 10.625" (48p9 x 63p9)
  • All ads are printed 4-color (CMYK) on offset web press.
  • Binding method is saddle stitch.
  • FILES MUST BE SUBMITTED with 300 dpi (or higher) images and embedded fonts (not subsets) in PRESS READY Adobe PDF, Tif or Jpg files. No crop marks,please.
  • Advertisers submitting materials that do not meet our mechanical requirements will be required to resubmit their ad, or will be subject to additional charges.

Contact Art Director Rachel K. Dooley at (773) 772-0100, ext. 244 or rachel@inthesetimes.com for additional production questions.

Delivery

  • After confirming your ad contract with the magazine's advertising coordinator (contact info at above right), please send proofs along with a digital copy of your ad to Alex Lubben at alex at inthesetimes.com
  • Submit only PRESS READY Adobe PDF, Tif or Jpg files.
  • Supply files via e-mail.
  • Advertisers submitting materials that do not meet our mechanical requirements will be required to resubmit their ad, or will be subject to additional charges.

Online Advertising

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Our website is one of the most popular progressive news magazines on the web, averaging 375,000 visits per month. Our unwavering commitment to independent journalism since 1976 has earned In These Times a devoted following of readers. Advertisers have the opportunity to reach a motivated, intelligent audience.

Online ad sizes:

Leaderboard (728 x 90)
Medium rectangle (300 x 250)

Price: $8 CPM (cost per 1,000 impressions)

Minimum order for banners: 10,000 impressions.

We accept ads in any common format (such as Flash, JPG, GIF).

Reporting

All advertisers with InTheseTimes.com will have access to real-time metrics on click-through rates, total impressions, and current inventory.

Contact Us About Advertising with In These Times

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Alex Lubben

alex@inthesetimes.com
(773) 772-0100, ext. 235
fax (773) 772-4180