La Gazzetta dello Sport

 
 
Media detailsFormat and Technical Specifications
 

La Gazzetta dello Sport is a daily newspaper with primacy in many sectors: it is the most popular newspaper in Italy, without a shadow of doubt it is the most read one, with a historical record of readers among all Italian newspapers. It is the most read newspaper by young people and that is why it is considered a kind of 'reading initiation' which creates reading habits of young Italians. In 2007 it has become the first source of information, thanks to the introduction of news coming from out of the world of sports which complete sports information with a wide choice of comments on the most important facts of the day and with light weight gossip.

For 120 years la Gazzetta dello Sport has been fascinating its readers with a column dedicated to matches. Moreover, it anticipates events, transfers and transactions on football market, inquires on phenomena related to sports, on codes of ethics, includes editorial competitions of the most prestigious journalists and spread positive values of Fair Play, offering to its readers a relaxing every day break. All these characteristics make of Gazzetta dello Sport the most influential source of information in the world of sports.

In March 2008 a new tabloid size of newspaper was launched. The 'Berliner' size is easier to handle. It is enriched with a new very colorful graphic design. The new tabloid is a fruit of 2 years long process of renewal of the newspapers, during which the editorial writing space (palimpsest), the language and the graphics were modified, without losing the historical spirit of the newspaper and first of all, gaining readers appreciation.

As far as advertising is concerned, thanks to the printing in full color, more colors are at disposal and there are more creative possibilities for more than 24 advertising formats. Some of these formats are unique on Italian editorial market. What is more, the development of local editions opens new channels of communication giving the possibility to companies to collocate locally their advertising campaigns.
 

FIRST APPEARED:
1896

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF:

Andrea Monti

FREQUENCE:
daily

AVERAGE
ANNUAL CIRCULATION:

179,089 copies
Ads 2017

READERSHIP:
3,318,000 readers (adults)
Audipress 2019.2



 

FORMATI STANDARD

0519
Junior Page
mm 228,5 x 273,5
PG
Page
mm 275 x 404
X089
Double fake half page
mm 440,5 x 201
X097
4 central columns
mm 208 x 404
X087
Double fake strip bottom page
mm 440,5 x 99,5
0928
9 columns (flag)
mm 440,5 x 404
PGDM
Double half page oriz.
mm 580 x 201
PGD
Double page
mm 580 x 404
0607
Strip bottom page
mm 275 x 99,5
0128
1 column
mm 42,5 x 404
0228
2 columns
mm 89 x 404
0328
3 columns
mm 135,5 x 404
0314
1/4 page
mm 135,5 x 201
0408
Quarter page
mm 182 x 114
0414
Maxi quarter
mm 182 x 201
0414
Maxi quarter
mm 182 x 201
PGMO
Half page oriz.
mm 275 x 201

TOP CLASS

PG
Last
Page
mm 275 x 404
X004
Page 1
Window 1st page.
mm 65,75 x 79
0605
Page 1
Strip bottom 1ªpag.
mm 275 x 70,5
X043
Page 1 left
Manchette
mm 41.3 x 29.1
X043
Page 1 right
Manchette
mm 41.3 x 29.1
0607
Strip bottom page
mm 275 x 99.5
0308
Mini Quarter page
mm 135,5 x 114
0408
Quarter page
mm 182 x 114
PGMO
Half page oriz
mm 275 x 201
0519
Junior page
mm 228,5 x 273,5

SPECIAL SIZE

0208
Isola
Ista = Isola statistiche
mm 89 x 114

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Printing Roto - Offset
Layout 6 Columns

Input material characteristic

File type

PDF 1.3 generated only by Acrobat version 4.0 or subsequent. Texts must be composited (no separation); each file must contain only one page and should not be password protected.

Image resolution

  • Gray and colour scale: 150 DPI (high quality JPEG compression)
  • Outlined images: 1270 DPI (compression CCITT, group 4)

Colour method

CMYK (any other method must be converted)
Coding: ASCII

Vectorial element and text

if color, use CMYK space; if B/W, use GRAYSCALE; as for compression: select Acrobat Distiller �compress text and line-art� option and 1270 dpi resolution in general options THE FOLLOWING SHOULD BE CONSIDERED: during rotary press image processing, the �dot gain� is 25%

Font

only �Type 1� fonts should be used and the font must be embedded into the PDF, any other font different from �Type 1� must be vectorialized (with contour trace)

For all non ADOBE program users

For a correct creation of the PDF, all non Adobe program users are advised to input the original document into XPRESS and execute the PDF

Advertising format

Each ads should have a white margin of about 0,5 mm. on the right and on the bottom side

Support materials

CD-ROM

Supplementary information

Each digital document must be provided with a quality print of the last saving performed.

N.B. the printed documents will be considered as reference and evidence material, which has master value if the digital document does not correspond to the printed one.

Digital material sending criteria

An Internet trasmission is requested for both the finished file to be published and the attached required information: use the WEB Service Site INPAGINA (http://inpagina.rcs.it/).
This web-site offers to all authorized users the following features:

  • Acrobat Distiller profiles to create PDF files according to the above described requests
  • User manuals for a correct use of Acrobat Distiller together with the most used professional graphic application programs

Digital materials delivery time

The material should be provided according to its characteristics:

  • W/B: 3 working days before the publishing date
  • COLOUR: 3 working days before the publishing date
  • DOUBLE PAGE (WITH NO INTERRUPTION): 10 working days before the publishing date.

Before booking always verify space availability with Esecutivo Quotidiani.