The way that newspapers are able to provide a salary for their staff is through advertising and classifieds. This paper will explore the advertisements and classified section of three newspapers: The New York Times, The New York Carib News and the America Oggi.
The New York Times is one of the best selling newspapers in the world, with a New York Edition, a U.S. national edition, A european edition, and an Asian edition. Their classifieds are diverse and general as well as their advertisements. The New York Carib News is a newspaper dedicated to providing news to the caribbean diaspora in New York City. While they don’t have a classifieds section they do have ethnically specific advertisements as well as local business ads. The America Oggi is an Italian language newspaper dedicated to the New York City Italians. Their classifieds section and ads are either in Italian or English and deal with mostly Italian-American run businesses.