Media General

Media General, Inc. is a media company based in the Southeastern United States. The company was formed in 1940 when Richmond, Virginia's two newspapers, the Times-Dispatch and News Leader, merged to form Richmond Newspapers. In 1969, as the company's media properties grew and diversified, it was renamed Media General. Media General is headquartered in Richmond and the San Francisco Bay Area is its largest market.
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  • Will Local Media Consortium Save Lee From Knife’s Edge?

    … just about anybody, and he said: “Lee’s woes are emblematic of the rest of the industry. In its favor: other than St. Louis, its markets are mainly smaller, less-competitive ones, and those are clearly faring better this year and over time. The Lee strategy is akin to Warren Buffett’s, as he bought smaller Media General properties. Given the print…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fight- 9 readers -
  • It’s Official: The Newspaper Industry Has Given Up on Newspapers

    … at the beginning of the end-of-the-end for this industry. The pronouncements followed similar moves recently by News Corp, Belo, Media General and others. One newspaper consultant recently remarked to me that the sophistication of these businesses being split is analogous to the kind of surgery that took place on Civil War battlefields — hacking off the damaged…

    Street Fight- 25 readers -
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