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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...

2010-03-08 08:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Media General (NYSE: MEG) today said its eight NBC-affiliated broadcast television stations generated $7.6 million in advertising revenues from the 2010 Winter Olympics, compared with its previously announced expectation of $7 million. On the audience side, the outstanding performance by Team USA in the 2010 Games, combined with the strength of Media General's local brands and their aggressive marketing commitments, drove very strong...

2009-12-07 16:03:00

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Janet Coats, vice president for news for the Florida Communications Group and executive editor of The Tampa Tribune, is leaving the company, effective December 18th. Coats said the decision is motivated by her desire to spend more time with her husband, Rusty Coats, who has been based in Knoxville since he accepted a job with the E.W. Scripps Co. "We've been commuting between Tampa and Knoxville for the last 20 months and we'd like the...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.