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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

20 Jun 2018

Thailand banks on tech to end slavery at sea as workers push for rights

SAMUT SAKHON/BANGKOK, Thailand (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Enslaved on a Thai fishing vessel for 11 years, Tun Lin saw his fellow workers lose their minds one after another, with one fisherman jumping into the sea to end his life.

20 Jun 2018

FEATURE-Thailand banks on tech to end slavery at sea as workers push for rights

SAMUT SAKHON/BANGKOK, Thailand, June 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - E nslaved on a Thai fishing vessel for 11 years, Tun Lin saw his fellow workers lose their minds one after another, with one fisherman jumping into the sea to end his life.

31 May 2018

FEATURE-In Hong Kong, gay people prescribed prayers and no sex as a 'cure'

HONG KONG (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Stop watching porn, look "macho" and avoid spending time alone with other boys - this was the advice Alvin Cheung in Hong Kong received after reaching out for help when he realized he was gay.

31 May 2018

In Hong Kong, gay people prescribed prayers and no sex as a 'cure'

HONG KONG (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Stop watching porn, look "macho" and avoid spending time alone with other boys - this was the advice Alvin Cheung in Hong Kong received after reaching out for help when he realized he was gay.

28 May 2018

Malaysia's new deputy PM aims to be a role model for women

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Wan Azizah Wan Ismail's childhood ambition was to become a doctor and cure disease. Now that she is Malaysia's most powerful female politician, she says her mission is to improve women's rights.

25 May 2018

Daily violence, sex abuse in Walmart's Asian suppliers - charities

KUALA LUMPUR/LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women who work in Asian factories making clothes for the global retail giant Walmart are at "daily risk" of slapping, sexual abuse and other harassment, rights groups said on Friday.

25 May 2018

Daily violence, sex abuse in Walmart's Asian suppliers - charities

KUALA LUMPUR/LONDON, May 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - W omen who work in Asian factories making clothes for the global retail giant Walmart are at "daily risk" of slapping, sexual abuse and other harassment, rights groups said on Friday.

24 May 2018

Menstruation magazine cover sparks censorship row in New Zealand

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A New Zealand university has apologized after it seized hundreds of copies of a campus magazine that featured a cover on menstruation, sparking anger from students saying the move reinforced social stigmas and amounted to censorship.

24 May 2018

Menstruation magazine cover sparks censorship row in New Zealand

KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A New Zealand university has apologised after it seized hundreds of copies of a campus magazine that featured a cover on menstruation, sparking anger from students saying the move reinforced social stigmas and amounted to censorship.

21 May 2018

Women sidelined in new Malaysian government, despite campaign promises

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Malaysia's new government is failing to ensure women hold a third of its policy-making positions, despite pledges during the campaign leading up to historic elections this month, campaigners said on Monday.

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