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Yellow Media Updates Timing for Completion of Recapitalization

Monday, September 10, 2012

Yellow Media Updates Timing for Completion of Recapitalization08:00 EDT Monday, September 10, 2012MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - Sept. 10, 2012) - Yellow Media Inc. (TSX:YLO) announced today that, following the approval of the recapitalization by the requisite majority of the Company's debtholders and shareholders at their respective meetings held on September 6, 2012, the hearing for the final approval of the recapitalization by the Québec Superior Court has been set by the Court to begin on October 15, 2012. The implementation of the recapitalization is currently expected to occur on or about October 31, 2012, subject to a number of conditions, including the receipt of the Court's final approval as set forth above, and to other risks and uncertainties. Further information concerning the recapitalization is available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) and the Company's website (www.ypg.com).About Yellow Media Inc. Yellow Media Inc. (TSX:YLO) is a leading media and marketing solutions company in Canada. The Company owns and operates some of Canada's leading properties and publications including Yellow Pages™ print directories, YellowPages.ca™, Canada411.ca and RedFlagDeals.com™. Its online destinations reach approximately 8 million unique visitors monthly and its mobile applications for finding local businesses and deals have been downloaded more than 4 million times. Yellow Media is also a leader in national digital advertising through Mediative, a digital advertising and marketing solutions provider to national agencies and advertisers. For more information, visit www.ypg.com.Caution Concerning Forward-Looking StatementsThis press release contains forward-looking statements about the objectives, strategies, financial conditions, results of operations and businesses of the Company. These statements are forward-looking as they are based on our current expectations, as at September 10, 2012, about our business and the markets we operate in, and on various estimates and assumptions. Our actual results could materially differ from our expectations if known or unknown risks affect our business, or if our estimates or assumptions turn out to be inaccurate. As a result, there is no assurance that any forward-looking statements will materialize. Risks that could cause our results to differ materially from our current expectations are discussed in section 7 of our August 9, 2012 Management's Discussion and Analysis. We disclaim any intention or obligation to update any forward-looking statements, except as required by law, even if new information becomes available, as a result of future events or for any other reason. The implementation of the recapitalization is subject to a number of conditions provided in the plan of arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act, including, without limitation, court and any required regulatory approvals (including stock exchange approvals). The implementation of the recapitalization is also subject to a number of other risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, those described in the section "Risk Factors" of the Company's management proxy circular dated July 30, 2012 prepared in connection with the meetings. Accordingly, there can be no assurance that the recapitalization will occur. The recapitalization could be modified, restructured or terminated. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Pierre Van GheluweInvestor RelationsTreasurer(514) 934-4325pierre.vangheluwe@ypg.comORAndre LeblancMediaDirector, Marketing Communications(514) 934-7359andre.leblanc@ypg.comORBMO Capital Markets Transaction HotlineInstitutional Security Holders(416) 359-4306Toll free: (855) 666-4361OR(416) 687-5517Canaccord Genuity Transaction HotlineToll free: (855) 333-5517