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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Jul 04 2017

Italy begins antitrust inquiry of Telecom Italia over broadband

MILAN Italy's antitrust authority said on Tuesday it had launched an inquiry into possible abuse by Telecom Italia (TIM) in the rollout of ultrafast broadband in rural and sparsely populated areas.

Jun 28 2017

'It makes little sense': view from frontline of Italy's broadband war

PERUGIA, Italy In Perugia, crews from Telecom Italia (TIM) and Enel's rival broadband divisions have been working side by side, digging cable trenches along the same roads, sometimes inches apart.

Jun 16 2017

Fiat Chrysler CEO says 2018 targets unaffected by diesel troubles

VENICE, Italy Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) does not expect its diesel problems in the United States to have an impact on its short-term business targets to 2018, Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne said on Friday.

Jun 09 2017

Banca Carige board approves no-confidence motion in CEO

MILAN The board of regional Italian lender Banca Carige on Friday approved a no-confidence motion against Chief Executive Officer Guido Bastianini in a move that analysts said may delay the bank's restructuring plan.

May 30 2017

Vivendi gets conditional EU approval to gain control of Telecom Italia

BRUSSELS/MILAN French media group Vivendi won EU antitrust approval on Tuesday for its plan to gain control of Telecom Italia after pledging to sell the Italian company's majority stake in broadcasting services group Persidera.

May 11 2017

New Etihad boss to rethink strategy after Alitalia dream fails

DUBAI/MILAN/PARIS The naming of a new boss at Etihad Airways presents the Gulf carrier with an opportunity to rethink its aggressive expansion strategy after the failure of minority-owned Alitalia underlined the big barriers to global growth.

May 02 2017

Alitalia kicks off bankruptcy proceedings, government grants loan

ROME/MILAN Alitalia filed to be put under special administration for the second time in less than a decade, starting a process that will lead to the loss-making Italian airline being overhauled, sold off or wound up.

Apr 29 2017

Bailout or bust? Alitalia divides a nation, paralyzes Rome

ROME/MILAN Italians are watching their flag carrier Alitalia go into yet another financial tailspin, and a growing number of them believe it would be better for the country if it crashed.

Apr 26 2017

Fiat Chrysler may add more self-driving supplier partners: CEO

MILAN/DETROIT Fiat Chrysler Automobiles may seek more supplier partners to help it develop and build self-driving vehicles, Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne said on Wednesday.

Apr 26 2017

Fiat Chrysler profits beat expectations as SUV push pays off

MILAN/DETROIT Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) reported an 11 percent rise in first-quarter operating profit on Wednesday, helped by a surprisingly strong performance in North America where a shift to sales of higher margin SUVs has started to pay off.

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