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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

Social media companies accelerate removals of online hate speech: EU

BRUSSELS Social media companies Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube have accelerated removals of online hate speech in the face of a potential European Union crackdown.

19 Jan 2018

Social media companies accelerate removals of online hate speech -EU

BRUSSELS, Jan 19 Social media companies Facebook , Twitter and Google's YouTube have greatly accelerated their removals of online hate speech, reviewing over two thirds of complaints within 24 hours, new EU figures show.

18 Jan 2018

Apple's U.S. tax payment does not change EU's Irish tax ruling

BRUSSELS Apple's announcement that it will pay $38 billion (27.39 billion pounds) in U.S. tax on its overseas cash will not reduce the $16 billion tax bill the company owes Ireland following a European Union ruling, the EU's executive said on Thursday.

09 Jan 2018

Internet giants not doing enough to take down illegal content: EU

BRUSSELS Internet giants like Facebook, Google's YouTube and Twitter are not taking down illegal content from their websites fast enough, the European Union executive said on Tuesday after meeting with the companies.

09 Jan 2018

Internet giants not doing enough to take down illegal content - EU

BRUSSELS, Jan 9 Internet giants like Facebook , Google's YouTube and Twitter are not taking down illegal content from their websites fast enough, the European Union executive said on Tuesday after meeting with the companies.

22 Dec 2017

EU governments endorse new aviation safety rules

BRUSSELS European Union member states on Friday endorsed a deal to reform the bloc's aviation safety agency which also includes its first ever rules on drones, reassuring industry which had feared the whole project could collapse.

21 Dec 2017

EU drone rules in balance as member states hold off endorsing deal

BRUSSELS Europe's first ever rules on drones, which were tentatively agreed three weeks ago, risk being scuppered as EU governments hesitate over endorsing the deal because of their opposition to a drone registration requirement, among other issues.

21 Dec 2017

Uber dealt blow after EU court classifies it as transport service

LUXEMBOURG Uber Technologies Inc should be classified as a transport service and regulated like other taxi operators, the European Union's top court said in a landmark ruling on Wednesday that could impact other online businesses in Europe. | Video

19 Dec 2017

French privacy watchdog raps WhatsApp over Facebook data sharing

BRUSSELS France's data privacy watchdog may fine messaging app WhatsApp if it does not comply with an order to bring its sharing of user data with parent company Facebook into line with French privacy law.

18 Dec 2017

EU's top court to decide whether Uber is a digital app or a taxi service

BRUSSELS A debate in Europe over whether ride-hailing app Uber is merely a digital company or one providing transport services will be decided when the top European Union court hands down its verdict on Wednesday in a highly anticipated case.

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