Tag Archives: Italy

Italy’s Newspapers: Untrusted Sources

I’m now back in Italy, where I’ve written an essay for Time on the sad, sad state of Italy’s newspapers. Any discussion of what’s wrong with Italian politics eventually leads to the question of what’s wrong with the country’s media. … Continue reading

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Rome’s Developing Subway

Travel + Leisure has just published my story on the tricky balance between preservation and public infrastructure as Rome builds a new subway line.

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Behind the Turn Around at Fiat

This story on the turnaround of the Italian car company Fiat was the cover story in Fortune Magazine. It’s archived below. May 8, 2007 Behind the turn around at Fiat Yes, a car company can be fixed. Look at Fiat. … Continue reading

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Ferragamo’s Step

This article on the handover of a family-run fashion business appeared in Fortune and is archived below. January 22, 2007 Ferragamo’s Step The family-owned Italian shoe business, now in its third generation, tries on its first outside CEO. By Stephan … Continue reading

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Sarmi’s Army

This article on Italy’s innovative postal system ran in Fortune. It’s archived below. June 21, 2006 Sarmi’s Army Poste Italiane’s CEO and his 150,000 foot soldiers are making money on everything but delivering the mail. By Stephan Faris The town … Continue reading

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Emperor of TV

This story on what the left might do to Silvio Berlusconi’s companies ran in Fortune. It’s archived below. April 7, 2006 Emperor of TV Italy’s Silvio Berlusconi is fighting for his political life — and the fate of his media … Continue reading

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