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2011-04-01 08:35:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) said today that Nicole McMullin, digital products manager for the Richmond Media Group, and Roslyn Ryan, editor of the weekly newspaper Powhatan Today, have been named to Editor & Publisher's "25 Under 35." In its April 2011 issue, Editor & Publisher said, "The awards recognize next-generation leaders, who are young, bright and capable of tackling whatever the changing climate throws at them. They are...

2011-03-03 13:03:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) said today that its community newspaper, The (Charlottesville, Va.) Daily Progress, was named by Editor & Publisher as one of "10 That Do It Right." In its March 2011 issue, Editor & Publisher cited the Daily Progress' strength in public affairs reporting, particularly through the newspaper's innovative partnership with Charlottesville Tomorrow, a nonprofit Web-only news service. The partnership has...

2011-01-10 09:30:00

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) will announce its fourth-quarter 2010 results on Thursday, January 27, 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 conference call will be available to the media and general public through a limited number of listen-only dial-in...

2010-11-17 07:15:00

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General (NYSE: MEG) announced today that its 18 broadcast television stations generated approximately $41.5 million in Political advertising revenues through November 2. Four Media General television stations generated about two-thirds of the total, including WFLA in Tampa, Fla.; WCMH in Columbus, Ohio; WSPA in Spartanburg, S.C.; and WJAR in Providence R.I. Additionally, a late surge in advocate group and party spending for two hotly...

2010-11-04 08:03:00

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) announced today that Marilyn L. Hammond has been named president and market leader, North Carolina, effective January 1, 2011. Dan Bradley has been named president and market leader, Ohio/Rhode Island, effective immediately. In her new role, Ms. Hammond will succeed James R. Conschafter, who will become president and market Leader, Virginia/Tennessee. In his new role, Mr. Conschafter will succeed James...

2010-10-29 12:30:00

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) said that WFLA-TV, its NBC affiliate in Tampa, Fla., is the first broadcast television station in the Tampa market, and the second Media General station, to launch mobile digital television (MDTV). The real-time local broadcast service began during the week of October 11 in Tampa, and can be received on suitably equipped laptops, mobile phones and other portable devices. WCMH-TV, Media General's Columbus, Ohio, NBC...

2010-09-27 13:56:00

In the news release, Media General to Announce Third-Quarter 2010 Results, Host Conference Call on October 20, issued Sept. 27, 2010 by Media General, Inc. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that in the second and third paragraph, the conference call time has changed from 11 a.m. ET to 10 a.m. ET, and replay times in the fourth paragraph have changed as well. The complete, corrected release follows: Media General to Announce Third-Quarter 2010 Results, Host Conference Call on...

2010-09-27 09:01:00

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) will announce its third-quarter 2010 results on Wednesday, October 20, before the market opens. The full text of the release and financials will be available on the company's Web site, www.mediageneral.com. The company will hold a conference call with financial analysts that day at 11 a.m. ET. The conference call will be available to the media and general public through a limited number of listen-only...

2010-06-24 12:45:00

RICHMOND, Va., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) will announce its second-quarter 2010 results on Wednesday, July 21, before the market opens. The full text of the release and financials will be available on the company's Web site, www.mediageneral.com. The company will hold a conference call with financial analysts that day at 11 a.m. ET. The conference call will be available to the media and general public through a limited number of listen-only dial-in...

2010-04-08 13:11:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) announced today that three of its television stations have won four regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. Two television stations, WSLS-TV in Roanoke, Va., and WSAV-TV in Savannah, Ga., won for Overall Excellence, the most prestigious category. WSAV-TV also won in the Best Web site category, along with WJAR-TV in Providence, R.I. This is the third...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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