March 2, 2001

Belo to present at the Bear Stearns 14th Annual Media, Entertainment & Information Conference

Dallas, TX-- Belo(NYSE: BLC) will present at the Bear Stearns Media, Entertainment & Information Conference in Boca Raton, Florida on Tuesday, March 6, at 10:30 a.m., providing guidance to the investment community on the Company's business strategies and current operations.

The full text of the presentation will be accessible promptly following the Company's presentation at the conference from the News Releases page on www.belo.com.

About Belo
Belo is one of the nation's largest media companies with a diversified group of market -leading broadcasting, publishing, cable and interactive media assets. A Fortune 1000 company with more than 8,500 employees and $1.5 billion in annual revenues, Belo operates news and information franchises in some of America's most dynamic markets and regions, including Texas, the Northwest, the Southwest, Rhode Island, and the Mid-Atlantic region. Belo owns 17 television stations (six in the top 17 markets) reaching 13.7 percent of U.S. television households; owns or operates six cable news channels; and manages three television stations through local marketing agreements. Belo publishes five daily newspapers including The Dallas Morning News, The Providence Journal and The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA.). Belo Interactive's new media businesses include 35 Web sites, several interactive alliances, and a broad range of Internet-based products. For more information, contact Carey Hendrickson, Belo's vice president of investor relations, at 214-977-6626. Additional information, including earnings releases, is available online at www.belo.com.