National Newswatch

National Newswatch offers the following standard Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) ad display units :


Large Leaderboard 728 x 90 pixels
Large Rectangle 336 x 280 pixels
Medium Rectangle 300 x 250 pixels
Wide Skyscraper 160 x 600 pixels
Tall Block 300 x 600 pixels
Mobile Leaderboard 320 x 50 pixels


Static: Formats: GIF, JPG, PNG Max File Size: 110kb

GIF Animation: Max File Size: 150kb Maximum 5 fps

Flash Animation: Max 24 fps/ Flash version 6+ (Please provide a GIF backup for non-flash enabled devices.)

Initial Load size: 60kb/150k max/ Total user initiated additional download: 2 MB

Video: Auto-play; maximum 15 seconds of animation/30 seconds of video.

Video Controls: “Close X” button top right (as per IAB standard)

Audio: User-initiated on click. Include audio on/off.

Link Destination: Please include ad link destination in insertion instructions.


National Newswatch also offers pre-roll advertisements:

Ads must be no longer than 15 seconds.

The aspect ratio must be 16:9.

Pre-roll ads will be displayed in a 640 x 360 video unit on articles displaying hosted video content.


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