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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

Aug 03 2018

Impossible goal? Startup to stream soccer to Net-wary Italians

MILAN Sports-streaming start-up DAZN has an ambitious business goal in Italy: sign up 3-5 million customers, as many as the country's largest pay-TV group, in a market with one of the worst broadband take-up rates in Europe.

Jul 10 2018

Oil major Eni pulls out of race for RTR solar assets in Italy

MILAN Italian oil major Eni has pulled out of a race to buy Terra Firma's solar power assets in Italy, a company spokesman told Reuters on Tuesday.

Jun 15 2018

Sports media group Perform goes on the attack with Serie A soccer

MILAN Media group Perform has signalled its intent to become a leading force in streaming sports content in Europe, clinching broadcasting rights for Italy's Serie A soccer.

Jun 13 2018

Britain's Sky, Perform win broadcast rights for Italy soccer

MILAN British broadcaster Sky and sports media group Perform won the rights to screen Italy's top-flight Serie A football matches until 2021 for more than 973 million euros ($1.2 billion) a season, Italy's soccer league chairman said.

Apr 19 2018

Italy's Eni defies sceptics, may up stake in nuclear fusion project

(In April 13 story, corrects paragraph 3 to show investment is $50 million, not 50 million euros)

Mar 16 2018

Eni promises richer returns after exploration success

LONDON/MILAN Italian oil major Eni hiked its dividend on Friday and held out the prospect of a share buyback after promising higher growth in production and more cash.

Feb 27 2018

Vivendi row with Mediaset drags on as rivals push ahead with deals

MILAN A judge on Tuesday postponed a court hearing between Italy's Mediaset and France's Vivendi over a pay-TV dispute that threatens to disrupt the French group's plans to create a European media champion.

Jan 17 2018

Dealmaking Ferrero tycoon breaks decades of family tradition

MILAN For almost 70 years, family-owned chocolate group Ferrero shunned acquisitions, relying completely on its ability to grow on its own and dream up new products. Those days are gone.

Jan 12 2018

Telecom Italia pushes back deadline for Persidera bids - sources

MILAN Telecom Italia (TIM) has pushed back a deadline for binding bids for its broadcasting services unit Persidera to give potential suitors more time to prepare offers, sources close to the matter said.

Jan 12 2018

Telecom Italia pushes back deadline for Persidera bids -sources

MILAN, Jan 12 Telecom Italia(TIM) has pushed back a deadline for binding bids for its broadcasting services unit Persidera to give potential suitors more time to prepare offers, sources close to the matter said.

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