February 27, 2002

Belo to present at Bear Stearns Media, Entertainment & Information Conference

Dallas, TX-- Belo (NYSE: BLC) will present at the Bear Stearns Media, Entertainment & Information Conference in Palm Beach, Florida, on Tuesday, March 5 at 3:15 p.m. EST, providing information on Belo's business strategies and an overview of operations, including guidance to the investment community on the Company's outlook for the first quarter of 2002.

To listen to the live Webcast of Belo's presentation, access the News Releases page of www.belo.com and click on Recent Presentations.

An audio archive of the presentation will be available through March 15, 2002.

About Belo
Belo is one of the nation's largest media companies with a diversified group of market leading television, newspaper, cable and interactive media assets. A Fortune 1000 company with more than 8,000 employees and $1.4 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 18 television stations (six in the top 16 markets) reaching 13.9 percent of U. S. television households; owns or operates six cable news channels; and manages two television stations through local marketing agreements. Belo publishes four daily newspapers: The Dallas Morning News, The Providence Journal, >The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA) and the Denton Record-Chronicle (Denton, TX). Belo Interactive's new media
businesses include 34 Web sites, several interactive alliances, and a broad range of Internet-based products. For more information, contact Carey Hendrickson, Belo's vice president/Investor Relations, at 214-977-6606. Additional information, including earnings releases, is available online at www.belo.com.