MEDIA GENERAL, INC.
DIRECTORS' DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN
1. Purpose. The purpose of the Media General, Inc. Directors' Deferred Compensation Plan (the "Plan") is to
encourage and enable each member of the Board of Directors (the "Board") of Media General, Inc. (the
"Company") who is not and has never been an employee of the Company (a "Director") to increase his or her
proprietary interest in the Company and to align his or her interests more closely with the shareholders of the
Company through the receipt of Deferred Stock Units representing fifty percent or more of the annual
compensation payable to each Director for his or her services to the Board.
a) "Act" shall mean The Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
b) "Annual Director's Fee" shall mean the annual retainer fee paid quarterly by the Company to each Director,
which fee may be modified from time to time, and which shall include all Director compensation, including
attendance at Board and committee meetings. For any Director who shall have failed to attend at least 75 percent
of the Board meetings in the prior fiscal year, the Annual Director's Fee shall exclude the amount otherwise
payable on the first Quarterly Payment Date.
c) "Award Value" shall mean the average of the closing trading prices of a share of Common Stock on the
exchange on which the Common Stock then is traded for the last ten trading days of the prior calendar year, as
reported in The Wall Street Journal.
d) "Beneficiary" shall mean that person, including a trust, designated by a Director in writing to the Committee to
receive any benefits that may become due under this Plan following the death of such Director.
e) "Code" shall mean the Internal Revenue code of 1986, as amended.
f) "Committee" shall mean the Compensation Committee as appointed from time to time by the Board, and which
shall consist of two or more "non-employee directors" as that term is defined in Rule 16b-3 of the Act.
g) "Common Stock" shall mean the Class A C