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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, January 9, 2012

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

RICHMOND, Va. – Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG), a multimedia provider of broadcast television, digital media and print products, will announce its fourth-quarter 2011 results on Thursday, January 26, before the market opens. The full text of the release and financials will be available on the company’s website, www.mediageneral.com.

The company will hold a conference call with financial analysts that day at 2:30 p.m. ET. The speakers will be Marshall N. Morton, president and chief executive officer; John A. Schauss, vice president, market operations; and James F. Woodward, vice president, finance and chief financial officer.

The conference call will be available to the media and general public through a limited number of listen-only dial-in conference lines and via simultaneous webcast. To dial in to the call, listeners may call 1-866-510-0704 about 10 minutes prior to the 2:30 p.m. start. The participant passcode is “Media General.” Listeners may also access the live webcast by logging on to www.mediageneral.com and clicking on the “Live Webcast” link on the homepage about 10 minutes in advance.

A replay of the webcast will be available online at www.mediageneral.com beginning at 5:30 p.m. on January 26, 2012. A telephone replay is also available, beginning at 5:30 p.m. on January 26, 2012, and ending at 11:59 p.m. on February 2, 2012, by dialing 1-888-286-8010 or 617-801-6888, and using the passcode 75377646.

About Media General
Media General is a leading provider of news, information and entertainment across multiple media platforms, serving consumers and advertisers in strong local markets, primarily in the Southeastern United States. The company is transforming itself over time to a digital media model, while continuing to effectively manage its larger, cash producing broadcast television and print platforms. Media General’s operations are organized in five geographic market segments and a sixth segment that includes the company’s interactive advertising services and certain other operations. The company’s operations include 18 network-affiliated television stations and their associated websites and 23 newspapers and their associated websites. Media General operates three digital media advertising services companies:  Blockdot, which specializes in interactive Entertainment and advergaming technologies; DealTaker.com, a coupon and shopping website; and NetInformer, a leading provider of wireless media and mobile marketing services.


Investor Contact:

Lou Anne Nabhan
(804) 649-6103

Media Contact:
Ray Kozakewicz
(804) 649-6748