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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

Aug 03 2017

Facebook to step up fact-checking in fight against fake news

BERLIN Facebook is to send more potential hoax articles to third-party fact checkers and show their findings below the original post, the world's largest online social network said on Thursday as it tries to fight so-called fake news.

Aug 03 2017

German carmakers in emissions deal to try to avert diesel bans

BERLIN German politicians and car bosses agreed on Wednesday to overhaul engine software on 5.3 million diesel cars to cut pollution and try to repair the industry's battered reputation. | Video

Aug 03 2017

Adidas powers ahead in North America and China

BERLIN Adidas will pour more cash into marketing to try to stay ahead in the race with U.S. rivals Nike and Under Armour , the German sportswear firm said on Thursday as it reported another quarter of bumper sales growth. | Video

Aug 02 2017

German carmakers in emissions deal to try to avert diesel bans

BERLIN German politicians and car bosses agreed on Wednesday to overhaul engine software on 5.3 million diesel cars to cut pollution and try to repair the industry's battered reputation. | Video

Aug 02 2017

Hugo Boss reports first U.S. growth in two years

BERLIN German fashion house Hugo Boss beat second-quarter expectations on Wednesday helped by restructuring and its first rise in U.S. sales in two years, boosting its shares.

Jul 28 2017

Asleep at the wheel? Germany frets about economic car crash

BERLIN/STUTTGART, Germany Daimler Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche beamed as he posed for cameras in a Mercedes-Benz electric car after meeting politicians to discuss the future of the auto industry in Stuttgart, birthplace of the combustion engine.

Jul 18 2017

Growing pains hold back Zalando in battle with Amazon

BERLIN German online fashion retailer Zalando stumbled in its breakneck expansion across Europe in the second quarter due to capacity constraints at new warehouses, sending its shares down 7 percent.

Jun 30 2017

German parliament backs plan to fine social media over hate speech

BERLIN The German parliament approved a plan on Friday to fine social media networks up to 50 million euros ($57 million) if they fail to remove hateful postings promptly, despite concerns the law could limit free expression.

Jun 29 2017

Loss-making Delivery Hero to list at premium to online takeaway peers

BERLIN Loss-making online food takeaway firm Delivery Hero will list on Friday in a flotation that values one of Europe's largest Internet startups at 4.4 billion euros ($5 billion) as investors bet on a rapid shift to ordering on apps.

Jun 27 2017

Germany moves to crack down on vehicle emissions

BERLIN Germany will discuss a national plan to cut pollution from diesel engines and set up a new organization to test vehicles to try to restore consumer confidence after Volkswagen's emissions scandal, ministers said on Tuesday.

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