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Starkman: TV Merger Likely Means Another Blow to RI Newsgathering

Driving the deal is a frenzied bull market national for local TV stations that, paradoxically, is boosting values while placing increasing productivity pressures on local TV news operations and diluting the quality of local news.

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Related Topix: Providence, RI

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Moultrie News

Media General names Pratt new GM

Media General, Inc. has named Don Pratt the new vice president and general manager of WCBD-TV, Media General's NBC affiliate in Charleston, S.C., effective Monday, April 21. This appointment marks a return to the Charleston market for Mr. Pratt, who served as news director of WCSC-TV, the CBS affiliate in Charleston, from 2001-2005.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Media General

Presents Annual Television Station Journalism Awards

Media General, Inc. , a local broadcast television and digital media company, today presented its annual D. Tennant Bryan journalism awards, which recognized outstanding journalism at the company's television stations during the 2013 calendar year.

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Pensacola, FL

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Business Wire

Shareholder Alert: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Investigation of Proposed Buyout of Lin Media, LLC

Click here to learn more about the investigation http://brodsky-smith.com/732-lin-lin-media-llc.html , or call: 877-534-2590.

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Related Topix: Retail, Linens N Things, Household Products, Bala Cynwyd, PA

Tue Apr 01, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Media General Terms and Conditions of Use

Young Broadcasting of Richmond, Inc., an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Media General, Inc. , offers this Web site, including all information, software, products and services available from this Web site or offered as part of or in conjunction with this Web site , to you, the user, conditioned upon your acceptance of all of the terms, ... (more)

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Business Wire

Shareholder Alert: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Investigation of Proposed Buyout of Lin Media, LLC

Click here to learn more about the investigation http://brodsky-smith.com/732-lin-lin-media-llc.html , or call: 877-534-2590.

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Related Topix: Retail, Linens N Things, Household Products, Bala Cynwyd, PA

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Shareholder Alert: Law Firm Brower Piven, a Professional Corporation, ...

The securities litigation firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, has commenced an investigation into possible breaches of fiduciary duty to current shareholders of LIN Media LLC and other violations of state law by the board of directors of LIN relating to the proposed buyout of the Company by Media General, Inc. .

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Business Wire

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Investigates The Proposed Sale of the Company to Media General Inc.

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of LIN Media LLC )-- Juan E. Monteverde , a partner at Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP , a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, investigates a possible challenge of the Board of Directors of LIN Media LLC ... (more)

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

NACD

Media General to Buy LIN Media for $1.6 Billion

"Media General Inc. agreed to buy LIN Media LLC for about $1.6 billion," confirms the Wall Street Journal , "which the companies say will create the second-largest pure-play television broadcasting company in the U.S." Together, Media General and LIN Media will own and either operate or service 74 stations in 46 U.S. markets.

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BayStreet.ca

Five Star Equities Issues New Research Reports on GPRC, IDN, MEG and...

Five Star Equities releases regular market updates so investors can stay ahead of the crowd and make the best investment decisions to maximize their returns.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Business Wire

Lin Media LLC Shareholder Alert: Rigrodsky & Long, P.a. Announces Investigation Of Buyout

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. announces that it is investigating potential legal claims against the board of directors of LIN Media LLC regarding possible breaches of fiduciary duties and other violations of law related to the Company's entry into an agreement to be acquired by Media General, Inc. , in a transaction valued at approximately $1.6 billion.

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Related Topix: Retail, Linens N Things, Household Products, Wilmington, DE

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Benzinga

's Weekend M&A Chatter

The following are the M&A deals, rumors and chatter circulating on Wall Street for Friday March 21 through Sunday March 23, 2014: The Deal : Media General and LIN Media announced Friday, an agreement, under which LIN shareholders will receive approximately $27.82 per share, for a total consideration of $1.6 billion.

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Indianapolis Business News

Media General to buy WISH-TV parent in deal worth $1.6B

Media General is buying fellow TV broadcaster LIN Media in a deal worth about $1.6 billion in cash and stock, the companies announced Friday.

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Sat Mar 22, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Darden, Exelon, Nike are big market movers

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Darden Restaurants Inc., up $1.36 to $50.66 Fourth-quarter revenue slipped 1 percent, hurt by a sales drop at its Red Lobster chain, which it has said it plans to sell or spin off.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Darden Restaurants, Restaurant Management, Nike, Footwear, Energy, Exelon, Financial Markets, Insurance, Credit Suisse Group

Sys-Con Media

Acquisition of LIN Media LLC by Media General, Inc. May Not Be in LIN ...

On in cash or 1.5762 shares of the new holding company for each share of LIN Media stock.

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