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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

12 Jan 2018

Child's death highlights slavery, the Indian textile industry's 'dirty secret'

CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tamil Nadu state must compensate the parents of a girl who was electrocuted to death in a textile mill where they worked as bonded laborers, India's human rights panel has ordered.

12 Jan 2018

Child's death highlights slavery, the Indian textile industry's 'dirty secret'

CHENNAI, India, Jan 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tamil Nadu state must compensate the parents of a girl who was electrocuted to death in a textile mill where they worked as bonded labourers, India's human rights panel has ordered.

10 Jan 2018

Finding their voice, trafficked Indian girls testify against abusers

VIJAYWADA, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - This year, Pinki, the lead singer of a rock band in southern India, wants to learn to play the guitar.

09 Jan 2018

Mothers petition court to 'free' daughters employed in Indian spinning mill

CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two mothers have approached a court in south India seeking help to "free" their daughters from a spinning mill where they work, raising questions on the freedom of movement of thousands of women employed in the Indian textile and garment industry.

09 Jan 2018

Mothers petition court to "free" daughters employed in Indian spinning mill

CHENNAI, India, Jan 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two mothers have approached a court in south India seeking help to "free" their daughters from a spinning mill where they work, raising questions on the freedom of movement of thousands of women employed in the Indian textile and garment industry.

04 Jan 2018

Indian garment worker's death highlights factory risks, say campaigners

CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A garment worker's death, after her head and hand got stuck in a machine, highlights a tragic lack of safety at factories in south India that produce for global brands, campaigners said Thursday.

04 Jan 2018

Indian garment worker's death highlights factory risks, say campaigners

CHENNAI, India, Jan 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A garment worker's death, after her head and hand got stuck in a machine, highlights a tragic lack of safety at factories in south India that produce for global brands, campaigners said Thursday.

02 Jan 2018

Secret notes from students help Indian police nab traffickers

CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - High school teacher Rajkumar Kotal had run out of ideas.

29 Dec 2017

Brands lace-up to map 'invisible' shoemakers in south India

CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When the 55-year-old woman stood up to speak at a meeting of shoemakers in south India earlier this month, she was seeing her employers for the first time.

29 Dec 2017

Brands lace-up to map "invisible" shoemakers in south India

CHENNAI, India, Dec 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When the 55-year-old woman stood up to speak at a meeting of shoemakers in south India earlier this month, she was seeing her employers for the first time.

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