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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

16 Oct 2017

Luxurious London mansion on sale for 18 million pounds - bitcoin accepted

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A multi-million pound London mansion, due to go on sale this month, could make British property history - by selling for the digital currency bitcoin.

16 Oct 2017

Luxurious London mansion on sale for 18 mln pounds - bitcoin accepted

LONDON, Oct 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A multi-million pound London mansion, due to go on sale this month, could make British property history - by selling for the digital currency bitcoin.

06 Oct 2017

Justice, not just money, should drive fairer land rights: top U.S. philanthropist

STOCKHOLM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A drive for a fairer world has to be at the heart of the fight for indigenous and communal land rights to ensure a long-term solution rather than just throwing money at the problem, the head of one of the largest U.S. philanthropic foundations said.

06 Oct 2017

Learn from indigenous people to fight climate change, says Swedish aid chief

STOCKHOLM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With generations of experience conserving land and forests, indigenous people's knowledge about climate change could help inform decisions at next month's United Nations climate talks, but their environmental wisdom is often ignored.

06 Oct 2017

Factbox: What are indigenous and community lands?

STOCKHOLM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Up to 2.5 billion people depend on indigenous and community lands, which make up more than half of all land globally, but they legally own just 10 percent.

06 Oct 2017

Expert views: Why do land rights matter to communities and companies?

STOCKHOLM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Experts met in Stockholm this week to assess progress on securing land rights for indigenous people and local communities and how businesses connect to them.

04 Oct 2017

UN says land rights defenders gagged, criminalized

STOCKHOLM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Land rights activists are facing a "silent epidemic" - criminalized and gagged by companies eager to exploit the wealth of natural resources in indigenous territories, a United Nations expert said on Thursday.

03 Oct 2017

First global funding pact launched to secure indigenous land rights

STOCKHOLM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Indigenous people under threat from companies seeking to develop their land for agriculture, mining and energy projects will be supported with money and practical help through a major global partnership backed by philanthropic and government funding.

03 Oct 2017

First global funding pact launched to secure indigenous land rights

STOCKHOLM, Oct 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Indigenous people under threat from companies seeking to develop their land for agriculture, mining and energy projects will be supported with money and practical help through a major global partnership backed by philanthropic and government funding.

26 Sep 2017

Sponges, urban forests and air corridors: how nature can cool cities

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As China battles the twin challenges of rapid city growth and extreme weather, it is adopting a new tactic: Turning its cities into giant sponges.

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