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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

18 Apr 2018

London's skyline soars with more than 500 skyscrapers in pipeline

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of high-rise buildings being planned or built in London has risen above 500 for the first time as a trend to build skyscrapers in the British capital spreads into the suburbs, research showed on Wednesday.

18 Apr 2018

London's skyline soars with more than 500 skyscrapers in pipeline

LONDON, April 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of high-rise buildings being planned or built in London has risen above 500 for the first time as a trend to build skyscrapers in the British capital spreads into the suburbs, research showed on Wednesday.

12 Apr 2018

Energy access for all needed for 'true democracy' in India

OXFORD, England (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Indian street vendor taught Harish Hande his most important financial lesson and sent him on a mission to create affordable energy solutions that work for the poorest people in the world's largest democracy.

12 Apr 2018

INTERVIEW-Energy access for all needed for "true democracy" in India

OXFORD, England, April 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Indian street vendor taught Harish Hande his most important financial lesson and sent him on a mission to create affordable energy solutions that work for the poorest people in the world's largest democracy.

12 Apr 2018

Blockchain key tool for driving social impact - report

OXFORD, England (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two thirds of companies and organizations using blockchain to drive social impact say the technology is an improvement over other methods used to solve some of the world's most pressing challenges, a report published on Thursday showed.

12 Apr 2018

Blockchain key tool for driving social impact - report

OXFORD, England, April 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two thirds of companies and organisations using blockchain to drive social impact say the technology is an improvement over other methods used to solve some of the world's most pressing challenges, a report published on Thursday showed.

11 Apr 2018

What happens when architects join doctors to solve global health problems?

OXFORD, England (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Rwanda, a team of young architects join doctors and nurses to design a solution to help reduce the spread of tuberculosis, while in the United States a communications expert works with a charity supporting drug users.

20 Mar 2018

Technology holds promise, but no silver bullet for land rights: World Bank

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New technology has unleashed a wave of opportunities to secure formal land rights for hundreds of millions of people, but it is not a solve-all solution in countries with weak institutions, said a senior World Bank economist.

01 Mar 2018

Misinterpreting Islamic law robs Muslim women of land: experts

DUBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The misinterpretation of Islamic law and a lack of knowledge about inheritance rights are major hurdles in improving women's access to land in Muslim countries, experts said.

01 Mar 2018

Misinterpreting Islamic law robs Muslim women of land - experts

DUBAI, March 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The misinterpretation of Islamic law and a lack of knowledge about inheritance rights are major hurdles in improving women's access to land in Muslim countries, experts said.

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