The ruling of the Court of Appeal does not change the position of Kai Telanne, the President and CEO of Alma Media

Alma Media Corporation Stock Exchange Release January 28, 2013 at 11:30 AM (EET) THE RULING OF THE COURT OF APPEAL DOES NOT CHANGE THE POSITION OF KAI TELANNE, THE PRESIDENT AND CEO OF ALMA MEDIA The Helsinki Court of Appeal has today sentenced Mr Kai Telanne, Alma Media's President and CEO to pay a fine for discrimination at work in connection with the termination of the director contract of Ms Johanna Korhonen in the autumn of 2008. The Board of Directors of the company has evaluated the position of Mr Telanne as the President and CEO after the ruling announced today. Based on its comprehensive assessment, the Board of Directors considers that Kai Telanne continues to possess the credibility required in his position. ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION Board of Directors Further information: Mr Seppo Paatelainen, Chairman of the Board, tel. +358 400 661 742 DISTRIBUTION: NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Stock Exchange Main media Alma Media in brief Alma Media is a dynamic media company whose best-known products are Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Alma Media employs approximately 3,000 professionals. The company's revenue in 2011 totalled MEUR 316.2 with an operating margin of 13.3 per cent. Alma Media's share (ALN1V) is listed in the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Exchange. Read more at This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Alma Media Oyj via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1673505]