Advertising Content of Requester Copies
Updated October 1996
discusses the page
and advertising standards required for a requester publication.
(DMM) 707.6.4.1, provides that each issue of a Periodicals requester
publication must contain at least 24 pages.
The total number of
pages of bona fide parts, sections and supplements should be
considered when making determinations as to whether copies of
newspapers or other periodical publications authorized under the
requester category contain at least 24 pages.
further states that no issue of a Periodicals requester publication
may contain more than 75% advertising.
Copies of issues of
Periodical requester publications which contain less than 24 pages
or which contain more than 75% advertising matter are subject to the
applicable Standard Mail rates, according to weight.
Anita J. Bizzotto
United States Postal Service
Washington DC 20260-3436