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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

19 Jan 2018

Offer slavery victims a lifeline and livelihood, urges Britain's Co-op supermarket

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain's Co-op supermarket has extended a job scheme that recruits victims of modern slavery who have been rescued or have escaped exploitation, and urged other brands to get on board.

19 Jan 2018

Offer slavery victims a lifeline and livelihood, urges Britain's Co-op supermarket

LONDON, Jan 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain's Co-op supermarket has extended a job scheme that recruits victims of modern slavery who have been rescued or have escaped exploitation, and urged other brands to get on board.

18 Jan 2018

Evian joins big brands in race to bin plastics

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Evian became the latest big brand to turn its back on polluting plastics on Thursday, pledging to make its water bottles from recycled materials by 2025.

18 Jan 2018

Evian joins big brands in race to bin plastics

LONDON, Jan 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Evian became the latest big brand to turn its back on polluting plastics on Thursday, pledging to make its water bottles from recycled materials by 2025.

15 Jan 2018

Conflict in Ukraine escalated spread of HIV - scientists

LONDON, Jan 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fighting in Ukraine that erupted in 2014 escalated the spread of HIV throughout the country as millions of infected people were uprooted by violence, a study published on Monday found.

15 Jan 2018

Britain to scrutinize sexual harassment of women in public places

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A committee of British lawmakers will launch an inquiry on Monday into the sexual harassment of women and girls in public places such as streets, public transport, shops, bars and clubs.

05 Jan 2018

Roving British photo exhibition casts light on 'invisible' modern slavery

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A woman is strewn on a dirty mattress wrapped in a disheveled leopard print dress, wearing a short blue wig. A butcher clad in a blood-stained apron hacks into an animal carcass.

05 Jan 2018

British lawmakers call for 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britons sipping on hot tea or strong coffee should pay an extra 25 pence ($0.34) "latte levy" if they use a disposable cup, common in coffee shops and fast food eateries, British lawmakers said on Friday.

05 Jan 2018

British lawmakers call for "latte levy" on disposable coffee cups

LONDON, Jan 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britons sipping on hot tea or strong coffee should pay an extra 25 pence ($0.34) "latte levy" if they use a disposable cup, common in coffee shops and fast food eateries, British lawmakers said on Friday.

29 Dec 2017

Resilience in 2017: Five communities looking after their own future

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As 2017 draws to a close, the term 'resilience' has become a buzzword for many humanitarian organizations and governments who are set on preparing for major disasters so any recovery is much easier.

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