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2013

December 11, 2013
Media General Presents at UBS Global Media & Communications Conference

December 4, 2013
Media General to Present at the 41st UBS Global Media & Communications Conference

November 16, 2013
Media General and DISH Reach Retransmission Consent Agreement

November 12, 2013
Media General Completes Merger with Young Broadcasting

November 12, 2013
Media General Names James F. Woodward Senior Vice President

November 8, 2013
Media General Receives FCC Approval for Merger with Young Broadcasting; Plans to Close Transaction on Tuesday, November 12, 2013

November 7, 2013
Media General Shareholders Approve Merger with Young Broadcasting

October 31, 2013
Media General Reports Third-Quarter 2013 Results

October 23, 2013
Media General, Inc. to Announce Third-Quarter 2013 Results, Host Conference Call on October 31, 2013

October 18, 2013
Media General Issues Statement Regarding FCC Complaint Filed by DISH Network

October 9, 2013
Media General to Hold Special Shareholders Meeting on November 7, 2013 to Approve Merger with Young Broadcasting

August 8, 2013
Media General Reports Second-Quarter 2013 Results

August 5, 2013
Media General Announces New $945 Million, Senior Secured, Delayed Draw Credit Facilities

July 22, 2013
Media General, Inc. to Announce Second-Quarter 2013 Results, Host Conference Call on August 8, 2013

June 28, 2013
Media General Extends Current Agreement with DISH

June 6, 2013
Media General and Young Broadcasting Announce Merger Agreement

April 25, 2013
Media General Holds Annual Meeting of Stockholders

April 24, 2013
Media General Reports First-Quarter 2013 Results

April 22, 2013
Six Media General TV Stations Earn 15 Regional Murrow Awards

March 14, 2013
Media General Files Notice of 2013 Annual Meeting and Proxy Statement; George L. Mahoney Nominated to Board of Directors

March 13, 2013
Media General Names Annual Television Station Journalism Award Recipients

March 5, 2013
Media General Presenting Today at the Deutsche Bank 2013 dbAccess Media, Internet & Telecom Conference

March 4, 2013
Media General Launches New “Advanced Digital Solutions” Marketing Service

February 28, 2013
Media General to Present at the Deutsche Bank 2013 dbAccess Media, Internet & Telecom Conference

January 31, 2013
Media General Reports Fourth-Quarter 2012 Results

January 15, 2013
Media General, Inc. to Announce Fourth-Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results, Host Conference Call on January 31, 2013

January 9, 2013
Media General Strengthens Broadcast Websites and Mobile Platforms with New Worldnow Content Management System


2012

December 5, 2012
Media General Presents at UBS Global Media & Communications Conference

November 27, 2012
Media General to Present at the UBS Global Media & Communications Conference

October 17, 2012
Media General Reports Third-Quarter 2012 Results

October 8, 2012
Media General, Inc. Has Sold The Tampa Tribune to Tampa Media Group, Inc.

October 4, 2012
Media General, Inc. to Announce Third-Quarter 2012 Results on October 17, 2012

September 25, 2012
Media General Announces Exercise of Warrants by Berkshire Hathaway

September 20, 2012
Media General's Board of Directors Elects Wyndham Robertson as a New Director

August 23, 2012
Media General Promotes Marilyn Hammond, Andrew Lobred to New Leadership Positions

August 22, 2012
Media General President and Chief Executive Officer Marshall N. Morton to Retire Dec. 31, 2012, Board Elects George L. Mahoney Successor

August 6, 2012
Media General Announces Expiration of Tender Offer and Payment at Par on Term Loan

July 18, 2012
Media General Reports Second-Quarter 2012 Results

July 3, 2012
Media General to Announce Second-Quarter 2012 Results, Host Conference Call on July 18

July 2, 2012
Media General Streamlines Its Market Structure and Operations; Jim Conschafter, John Cottingham Elected Vice Presidents of Media General

June 29, 2012
Media General Commences Tender Offer for 11¾ % Senior Secured Notes

June 25, 2012
Media General Completes Sale of Newspapers to Berkshire Hathaway

June 12, 2012
ConnecTV Launches Biggest Social TV Network Nationwide with Five Media General Stations

May 17, 2012
Media General Announces Agreements with Berkshire Hathaway for Purchase of Newspapers and New Financing

May 1, 2012
Daily Press Media Group Announces Production Agreement with Media General

April 26, 2012
Media General Holds Annual Meeting of Stockholders

April 18, 2012
Media General Reports First-Quarter 2012 Results

April 11, 2012
Media Generall to Announce First-Quarter 2012 Results, Host Conference Call on April 18

March 20, 2012
Media General Announces Amended Credit Agreement; Opportunity to Extend the Maturity

February 22, 2012
Media General Exploring Potential Sale of Newspapers

February 10, 2012
Media General Announces Short-Term Bridge Amendment to Existing Credit Agreement

January 26, 2012
Media General Reports Fourth-Quarter 2011 Results

January 9, 2012
Media General to Announce Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2011 Results, Host Conference Call on January 26


2011

December 7, 2011
Media General Presents at UBS Global Media & Communications Conference

November 30, 2011
Media General to Present at the UBS Global Media & Communications Conference

October 19, 2011
Media General Reports Third-Quarter 2011 Results

October 6, 2011
Media General to Announce Third-Quarter Results, Host Conference Call on
October 19

August 24, 2011
Media General’s WJHL-TV Special on 50th Anniversary of Bristol Motor Speedway Airing on 80+ U.S. Stations

July 20, 2011
Media General Reports Second-Quarter 2011 Results
   Supplemental Platform Financial Information

July 11, 2011
Media General to Announce Second-Quarter Results, Host Conference Call on
July 20

June 16, 2011
Media General’s WJAR-TV in Providence Wins National Murrow Award

May 26, 2011
Media General’s Reid Ashe to Retire Dec. 31, 2011; Three Executive Appointments Announced

May 26, 2011
Media General Elects Andrew C. Carington Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

May 2, 2011
Media General’s WVTM-TV Organizes United Way Telethon to Support Victims of Tornados

April 28, 2011
Media General Holds Annual Meeting of Stockholders

April 20, 2011
Media General Reports First-Quarter 2011 Results, Provides Outlook

April 5, 2011
Media General to Announce First-Quarter Results, Host Conference Call on April 20

April 1, 2011
Media General’s Nicole McMullin and Roslyn Ryan Recognized as “Next-Generation Leaders” by Editor & Publisher

March 3, 2011
Media General’s Charlottesville, Va., Newspaper Named One of “10 That Do It Right”; Other Company Newspapers Also Lead in Developing New Products and Revenue Streams

January 27, 2011
Media General Reports Fourth-Quarter 2010 Results, Provides Outlook

January 10, 2011
Media General to Announce Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2010 Results, Host Conference Call on January 27


2010

December 8, 2010
Media General Presents at UBS Global Media & Communications Conference

December 1, 2010
Media General to Present at the UBS Global Media & Communications Conference

November 17, 2010
Media General's Television Stations Generated $41.5 Million in 2010 Political Revenues

November 4, 2010
Media General Names Marilyn Hammond, Dan Bradley as New Market Leaders; Jim Conschafter to Assume Leadership in Virginia/Tennessee

October 29, 2010
WFLA-TV (Tampa, Fla.) is First in Tampa Market to Launch MDTV

October 20, 2010
Media General Reports Third-Quarter 2010 Results, Provides Outlook

October 11, 2010
Media General and Groupon Announce Partnership for Locally Branded Deals

September 29, 2010
WCMH-TV (Columbus, Ohio) is the First Media General Station to Launch MDTV

September 27, 2010
Media General to Announce Third-Quarter 2010 Results, Host Conference Call on October 20 at 10 am. ET

September 16, 2010
Media General and Zillow.com® Expand Real Estate Partnership to Broadcast TV Markets

July 21, 2010
Media General Reports Second-Quarter 2010 Results, Provides Outlook

June 24, 2010
Media General to Announce Second-Quarter 2010 Results, Host Conference Call on July 21

June 16, 2010
Media General to Present at SNL Kagan TV and Radio Finance Summit

June 11, 2010
Media General to Launch Yahoo! Display Advertising Sales In Broadcast TV Markets

April 22, 2010
Media General Holds Annual Meeting of Stockholders

April 21, 2010
Media General Reports First-Quarter 2010 Results

April 8, 2010
Three Media General TV Stations, Web Sites Earn Regional Murrow Awards

April 7, 2010
Media General to Consolidate Copy Editing and Page Design for its Three Metro Newspapers

April 5, 2010
Media General to Announce First-Quarter 2010 Results, Host Conference Call on April 21

March 31, 2010
Media General Engages Deloitte & Touche As Its Auditor

March 12, 2010
Media General Files Notice of 2010 Annual Meeting and Proxy Statement; Carl S. Thigpen Nominated to Board of Directors

March 8, 2010
Media General’s Eight NBC Stations Exceed Winter Olympics Revenue Goal

February 12, 2010
Media General Announces Amended and Extended Credit Facility and Completion of Senior Notes Placement

February 8, 2010
Media General Announces Pricing of Private Offering of Senior Secured Notes

January 28, 2010
Media General Announces Offering of Senior Secured Notes

January 28, 2010
Media General Reports Fourth-Quarter 2009 Results

Monday, January 25, 2010
Media General to Issue 2009 Financial Statements on its Web site on January 28, 2010

Friday, January 15, 2010
Media General to Announce Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2009 Results, Host Conference Call on January 28


2009

Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Media General Presents at UBS Global Media & Communications Conference

Monday, December 7, 2009
Media General to Present at the UBS Global Media & Communications Conference

October 21, 2009
Media General Reports Third-Quarter 2009 Results; Includes Non-Cash Impairment Charge

September 23, 2009
Media General to Announce Third-Quarter 2009 Results, Host Conference Call on October 21

July 22, 2009
Media General Reports Second-Quarter 2009 Results

June 24, 2009
Media General’s Board of Directors Appoints New Member Dennis J. FitzSimons

June 22, 2009
Media General to Announce Second-Quarter 2009 Results, Host Conference Call on July 22

May 1, 2009
Media General Completes Sale of WCWJ in Jacksonville, Fla., to Nexstar Broadcasting

April 23, 2009
Media General Names Stephen Dickinson Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, and Timothy Mulvaney Controller

April 23, 2009
Media General Holds Annual Meeting of Stockholders

April 17, 2009
Media General Reports First-Quarter 2009 Results

April 17, 2009
The New Richmond.com is Here

March 30, 2009
Media General to Announce First-Quarter 2009 Results, Host Conference Call on April 17

March 23, 2009
Media General Announces New Market-Focused Business Structure

March 13, 2009
Media General’s Washington News Bureau To Close March 27

March 13, 2009
Media General Files Notice of 2009 Annual Meeting and Proxy Statement; Scott D. Anthony Nominated to Board of Directors

February 18, 2009
Media General Announces Employee Furlough Program

January 29, 2009
Media General Board of Directors Suspends Dividend

January 29, 2009
Media General Reports Fourth-Quarter 2008 Results; Includes Non-cash Impairment Charge

January 29, 2009
Media General Reports December 2008 Revenues

January 28, 2009
Media General Announces Sale of WCWJ in Jacksonville, Fla., to Nexstar Broadcasting

January 19, 2009
Media General Creates Production and Distribution Unit Within Publishing Division

January 12, 2009
Media General to Announce Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2008 Results, Host Conference Call on January 29


2008

December 16, 2008
Media General Reports November 2008 Revenues

December 10, 2008
Media General Presents at UBS Global Media & Communications Conference

December 2, 2008
Media General to Present at the UBS Global Media & Communications Conference

November 20, 2008
Media General Reports October 2008 Revenues

October 16, 2008
Media General Reports Third-Quarter 2008 Results

October 16, 2008
Media General Reports September 2008 Revenues

October 15, 2008
Media General Completes Sale of Television Station to University of Georgia Research Foundation

September 26, 2008
Media General to Announce Third-Quarter 2008 Results, Host Conference Call on October 16

September 25, 2008
Media General Board Reduces Dividend

September 25, 2008
John A. Butler Named Treasurer of Media General

September 17, 2008
Media General Reports August 2008 Revenues

August 19, 2008
Media General Reports July 2008 Revenues

August 19, 2008
Media General TV Stations & Web Sites Join Networks for National Stand Up To Cancer Telethon with Local Fundraising

July 17, 2008
Media General Reports Preliminary Second-Quarter 2008 Results; Expects to Record a Non-Cash Impairment Charge

July 17, 2008
Media General Reports June 2008 Revenues

July 16, 2008
Media General Completes Sale of Two Television Stations to Hoak Media Corporation

June 25, 2008
Media General’s Board of Directors Appoints Two Members

June 25, 2008
Media General Board Declares Dividend

June 25, 2008
Media General Announces Sale of WNEG in Toccoa, Ga., to University of Georgia Research Foundation

June 20, 2008
Media General to Announce Second-Quarter 2008 Results, Host Conference Call on July 17

June 17, 2008
Media General Reports May 2008 Revenues

June 10, 2008
Media General Presents at Deutsche Bank Media & Telecom Conference

June 2, 2008
Media General to Present at the 2008 Deutsche Bank Media & Telecommunications Conference

May 22, 2008
Media General Reports April 2008 Revenues

May 13, 2008
Media General Completes Sale of WTVQ-TV in Lexington, Ky., to Morris Network, Inc.

April 28, 2008
Eight Media General TV Stations, Web Sites Earn Regional Murrow Awards, Including Two for Overall Excellence

April 24, 2008
Media General Holds Annual Meeting of Stockholders

April 24, 2008
Media General Board Declares Dividend

April 17, 2008
Media General Reports First-Quarter 2008 Results

April 17, 2008
Media General Reports March 2008 Revenues

April 15, 2008
Media General Comments on RiskMetrics Group Recommendations

April 1, 2008
Media General Issues Text of Remarks Delivered Today by Marshall N. Morton at Gabelli & Company Investor Meeting

March 31, 2008
Media General To Use Proceeds of $58 Million from Sale of SP Newsprint to Reduce Debt

March 31,2008
Media General Completes Purchase of Coupon and Shopping Site DealTaker.com

March 24,2008
Media General to Announce First-Quarter 2008 Results, Host Conference Call on April 17

March 20, 2008
Media General Reports February 2008 Revenues, Provides First-Quarter Earnings Guidance

March 20, 2008
quadrantONE doubles its size, expands to more than 250 newspapers

March 14, 2008
Media General Announces Sale of WMBB-TV in Panama City, Fla., and KALB/NALB-TV in Alexandria, La., to Hoak Media Corporation

March 7, 2008
Media General Announces Sale of WTVQ-TV in Lexington, Ky., to Morris Network, Inc.

February 27, 2008
Media General Reports January 2008 Revenues

February 25, 2008
Media General Announces Agreement to Acquire Coupon and Shopping Site DealTaker.com

January 31, 2008
Media General Board Declares Dividend

January 31, 2008
Media General Reports Fourth-Quarter 2007 Results

January 31, 2008
Media General Reports December 2007 Revenues

January 30, 2008
Media General Comments on Harbinger Capital Partners’ Letter

January 25, 2008
Media General Comments on Harbinger Capital Partners’ Notice

January 18, 2008
Media General to Divest Its One-Third Ownership Stake in SP Newsprint Co. and Use Proceeds for Debt Reduction

January 18, 2008
Affiliates of White Birch Paper Company to Acquire SP Newsprint Co.

January 7, 2008
Media General to Announce Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2007 Results, Host Conference Call on January 31


2007

December 18, 2007
Media General Reports November 2007 Revenues

December 4, 2007
Media General Presents at UBS Global Media & Communications Conference

November 28 , 2007
Media General to Present at the UBS Global Media & Communications Conference

November 21 , 2007
Media General Reports October 2007 Revenues

October 29, 2007
Media General Exploring Sale of Five Television Stations

October 18, 2007
Media General Reports Third-Quarter 2007 Results

October 18, 2007
Media General Reports September 2007 Revenues

September 27, 2007
Media General Board Declares Dividend

September 19, 2007
Media General Reports August 2007 Revenues

September 18, 2007
Media General to Announce Third-Quarter 2007 Results, Host Conference Call on October 18

August 20, 2007
Media General Reports July 2007 Revenues

July 26, 2007
Media General Board Declares Dividend

July 19, 2007
Media General Reports Second-Quarter 2007 Results

July 19, 2007
Media General Reports June 2007 Revenues

June 22, 2007
Media General to Announce Second-Quarter 2007 Results, Host Conference Call on July 19

June 19, 2007
Media General Presents at Mid-Year Media Review

June 14, 2007
Media General Reports May 2007 Revenues; Provides Second-Quarter Outlook

June 12, 2007
Media General to Webcast Mid-Year Media Review Presentation

May 22, 2007
Media General Reports April 2007 Revenues

May 17, 2007
SP Newsprint Co. to Conduct Strategic Review

May 14, 2007
Media General Names C. Kirk Read President of Interactive Media Division

April 26, 2007
Media General Enters Into Accelerated Share Repurchase Transaction

April 26, 2007
Media General Board Declares Dividend

April 26, 2007
Media General Holds Annual Meeting of Stockholders

April 19, 2007
Media General Reports First-Quarter 2007 Results

April 19, 2007
Media General Reports March 2007 Revenues

April 16, 2007
Yahoo! and Newspaper Consortium Expand Strategic Partnership

April 10 , 2007
The Tampa Tribune Announces Plans for Product Enhancements and Performance Improvements

March 22, 2007
Media General to Announce First-Quarter 2007 Results, Host Conference Call on April 19

March 21, 2007
Media General Reports February 2007 Revenues; Provides First-Quarter Earnings Guidance

February 20, 2007
Media General Reports January 2007 Revenues

January 31, 2007
Media General Board Increases Dividend

January 31, 2007
Media General Reports Fourth-Quarter 2006 Results

January 31, 2007
Media General Reports December 2006 Revenues

January 8, 2007
Media General to Release Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2006 Earnings, Host Conference Call on January 31


2006

December 12, 2006
Media General Reports November Revenues

December 5, 2006
Media General Presents at Credit Suisse Media and Telecom Week Conference

December 4, 2006
Media General Joins Newspaper Consortium-Yahoo! Strategic Partnership

November 29, 2006
Media General to Webcast Credit Suisse Media and Telecom Week Presentation

November 15, 2006
Media General Reports October Revenues

October 13, 2006
Media General Completes Sale of WDEF-TV in Chattanooga to Morris Multimedia

October, 12, 2006
Media General Completes Sale of WIAT-TV in Birmingham, Ala., and KIMT-TV in Mason City, Iowa, to New Vision Television

October 11, 2006
Media General Reports Third-Quarter 2006 Results

October 11, 2006
Media General Reports September Revenues

October 2, 2006
Media General to Release Third-Quarter 2006 Earnings, Host Conference Call on October 11

September 28, 2006
Media General Board Declares Dividend

September 25, 2006
Media General Completes Sale of KWCH-TV in Wichita to Schurz Communications

September 14, 2006
Media General Reports August Revenues, Updates Third-Quarter Outlook

August 15, 2006
Media General Reports July Revenue

August 1, 2006
Media General Announces Sale of WIAT-TV in Birmingham, Ala., and KIMT-TV in Mason City, Iowa, to New Vision Television

August 1, 2006
Media General Announces Sale of WDEF-TV in Chattanooga to Morris Multimedia

July 28, 2006
Media General Announces Sale of KWCH-TV in Wichita to Schurz Communications

July 27, 2006
Media General Board Declares Dividend

July 13 , 2006
Media General Reports Second-Quarter 2006 Results

July 13 , 2006
Media General Reports June Revenues

June 26, 2006
Media General Completes Purchase of Four NBC Television Stations

June 23, 2006
Media General to Release Second-Quarter 2006 Earnings, Host Conference Call on July 13

June 20, 2006
Media General Presents at Mid-Year Media Review

June 15, 2006
Media General Reports May Revenues; Provides Second-Quarter Guidance

June 14, 2006
Media General to Webcast Mid-Year Media Review Presentation

May 18, 2006
Media General Reports April Revenues

May 15 , 2006
Media General Announces Restructuring and Updating of Retirement Plans

May 12 , 2006
Media General Plans to Divest Stations in a Tax-Deferred Exchange

April 27, 2006
Media General Board Declares Dividend

April 27, 2006
Media General Holds Annual Meeting of Stockholders

April 12, 2006
Media General Reports First-Quarter 2006 Results

April 12, 2006
Media General Reports March Revenues

April 6, 2006
Media General to Acquire Four NBC Owned and Operated Television Stations

March 15, 2006
Media General Reports February Revenues, Provides First-Quarter Earnings Guidance

March 1, 2006
Media General to Release First-Quarter 2006 Earnings, Host Conference Call on April 12

February 21, 2006
Media General Announces Nomination of Rodney A. Smolla to Board of Directors and Resignation of C. Boyden Gray, New Ambassador to the European Union

February 15 , 2006
Media General Reports January Revenues

January 26, 2006
Media General Reports Fourth-Quarter and 2005 Full-Year Results

January 26, 2006
Media General Reports December Revenues

January 26, 2006
Media General Board Increases Dividend

January 26, 2006
Media General Board of Directors Elects George Mahoney Vice President

January 5, 2006
Media General to Release Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2005 Earnings, Host Conference Call on January 26

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