Media General "(NYSE:MEG) is an independent communications company situated primarily in the Southeast with interests in newspapers, television stations, interactive media and diversified information services. The company's publishing assets include The Tampa Tribune, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, the Winston-Salem Journal and 22 other daily newspapers in Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Alabama and South Carolina, as well as nearly 100 other periodicals and a 20 percent interest in The Denver Post. Media General's 26 network-affiliated television stations reach more than 30 percent of the television households in the Southeast, and nearly 8 percent of those in the United States. The company's extensive interactive media offerings include more than 50 online enterprises. Media General also has a 33 percent interest in SP Newsprint Co., which operates newsprint mills in Dublin, Ga., and Newberg, Ore."
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- Press Release: May 23, 2003: "Media General Shareholders Elect Directors at Annual Meeting ... Richmond, Va. - Media General (NYSE: MEG) shareholders today elected nine directors, including one new director, C. Boyden Gray, to one-year terms at the company's annual meeting. Two directors, Robert V. Hatcher and John G. Medlin, Jr., retired effective today."