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Belo

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Belo (pronounced "BEE-low") (NYSE: BLC) is a Dallas, Texas-based media company that owns 19 television stations, four daily newspapers and two regional cable television news channels. The company was previously known as A.H. Belo after one of the early owners of the company, Alfred Horatio Belo.

The company traces its roots back to 1842 with the introduction of The Daily News in Galveston, Texas. The name A.H. Belo Corporation was applied to the company in 1926. The name was shortened to Belo Corp. in 2002.

The company is the oldest continually-operated corporation in the state of Texas.

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Belo's companies and publications

Newspapers

Television stations

Cable networks

Online presence

In addition, Belo operates websites for each of its properties. The sites were formerly part of a separate company, known as Belo Interactive. In late 2004, the company began the process of reintegrating the sites in to sister media properties. One of its most infamous investments was in the failed CueCat and its parent company, Digital Convergence. Belo integrated its media properties to be able to use the device, but it never took off.

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