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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

Oct 18 2017

Viacom, Charter deal to include eight networks in basic package: source

Viacom Inc and Charter Communications Inc have agreed to a distribution deal that puts eight of Viacom's most popular networks in Charter's cheapest U.S. cable bundle, a source told Reuters on Wednesday.

Oct 17 2017

Univision appeals to regulator after Verizon pulls the plug

Spanish language broadcaster Univision Communications Inc [UVN.UL] has sent a letter to the U.S. media regulator lambasting Verizon Communications Inc for pulling Univision's networks from 4.7 million of its customers on Monday without warning.

Oct 17 2017

Univision appeals to regulator after Verizon pulls the plug

Oct 17 Spanish language broadcaster Univision Communications Inc has sent a letter to the U.S. media regulator lambasting Verizon Communications Inc for pulling its networks from 4.7 million of its customers on Monday without warning.

Oct 12 2017

Viacom launches TV ads in dispute with Charter

Viacom Inc , parent of networks including MTV and Nickelodeon, launched TV ads this week urging its viewers to call customer service at cable company Spectrum ahead of a deadline that may result in a costly blackout for 16.6 million customers.

Oct 05 2017

Alibaba denies Tsai in deal talks with NBA's Brooklyn Nets

Chinese internet conglomerate Alibaba Group Holding Ltd denied on Thursday that its vice chairman, Joseph Tsai, is in advanced talks to buy a stake in the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association.

Oct 03 2017

Viacom, CBS owner Shari Redstone says media companies need scale

Media content companies must get bigger to compete in the quickly changing media landscape, Shari Redstone, whose family controls Viacom Inc and CBS , told attendees of a luncheon on Tuesday at the Paley Center for Media in New York City.

Sep 28 2017

In France, Snap's Discover news feature gets 10 million monthly users

Snap Inc, searching for ways to reinvigorate a slowing growth rate and increase advertising revenue for its Snapchat messaging app, said this week it has racked up 10 million users for its Discover news and video feature in France a year after launching there.

Sep 26 2017

NFL signs deal to put game highlights on Facebook

NEW YORK The National Football League and Facebook Inc have signed a deal to bring NFL game recaps and highlights to the world's largest social network, culminating years of talks, the NFL said on Tuesday.

Sep 15 2017

Exclusive: AT&T weighs divestiture of Latin American TV assets - sources

AT&T is evaluating a sale of its pay TV operations in Latin America as it seeks to pay down debt following its planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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