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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

May 05 2017

Total and Erg get four bids for Italy petrol stations -sources

MILAN, May 5 Total and energy group Erg have received four bids for the Italian petrol station network they jointly own, three sources close to the matter said.

Apr 19 2017

Failed pay-TV deal drags Italy's Mediaset to 2016 loss

MILAN Italian private broadcaster Mediaset would have broken even last year had it not been for the failed sale of its pay-TV unit Premium to France's Vivendi , the group's CEO Pier Silvio Berlusconi said on Wednesday.

Mar 29 2017

Italian police disrupt protest to prevent olive grove removal

((This March 28 story has been refiled to add missing word 'to' in first paragraph))

Mar 21 2017

Vivendi, Mediaset seek damages from each other for defamation - source

MILAN French media group Vivendi and Italian broadcaster Mediaset are suing each other for alleged defamation, a legal source involved in the case said on Tuesday, escalating a dispute over a failed pay-TV accord.

Mar 16 2017

Nutella maker Ferrero buys U.S. confectioner Fannie May

MILAN Nutella maker Ferrero has signed a deal to buy U.S. confectioner Fannie May from online retailer 1-800-FLOWERS.COM for $115 million in a move to strengthen the Italian company's presence in the overseas market, they said in a joint statement.

Feb 14 2017

Field narrows in bidding for Italy's TotalErg petrol stations-sources

MILAN/LONDON, Feb 14 The field of prospective bidders for the Italian petrol station network belonging to Total and Italian energy group Erg has narrowed, leaving only a handful of interested parties undertaking due diligence checks on the business, sources familiar with the matter said.

Jan 13 2017

HINTERGRUND-Krebsrisiko zum Trotz - Nutella-Produzent wirbt für Palmöl

Alba Es steckt in Lippenstiften, Waschmitteln, Margarine, Eiscreme und Backwaren. Palmöl ist das in der Lebensmittelherstellung am meisten verwendete pflanzliche Öl und in etwa jedem zweiten Supermarktprodukt enthalten.

Jan 11 2017

Nutella maker fights back on palm oil after cancer risk study

ALBA, Italy The $44 billion palm oil industry, under pressure in Europe after authorities listed the edible oil as a cancer risk, has found a vocal ally in the food sector: the maker of Nutella. | Video

Nov 21 2016

Italgas sees no risks to gas tender reforms from Italy referendum

MILAN Italy's biggest gas distributor Italgas does not believe the country's referendum on constitutional reform in December will affect new rules to streamline gas distribution, its chief executive said on Monday.

Nov 18 2016

Mediaset and Sky Italia in contact over Premium pay TV - sources

MILAN Italian broadcaster Mediaset and rival Sky are in contact over a possible deal concerning Mediaset's pay-TV arm after an agreement to sell the unit to Vivendi collapsed, two sources close to the matter said on Friday.

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