Are Help Wanted Ads Coming Back?

november 19, 2003  08:22 am
Ad spending has increased in newspapers since a year ago August. The third quarter was particularly kind to most of the big newspaper publishing companies, with all but a few showing slight or moderate growth. That's mostly held up in the latest round of monthly revenue reports, but there's one lagging indicator that's been dragging down classifieds, ad it's one of the biggest cash- flow generators for every newspaper: Help- wanted.