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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 09 2017

Apple praises French iPhone work before talking tax with Macron

PARIS Apple boss Tim Cook went out of his way on Monday to single out a small French firm involved with innovative features in the latest iPhones ahead of meeting with President Emmanuel Macron, who has called for a tougher line on technology company taxes.

Sep 29 2017

'Spinal Tap' lawsuit against Vivendi can proceed, U.S court says

PARIS The creators of the 1984 cult mockumentary "This is Spinal Tap" can proceed with their lawsuit against Vivendi after the media giant's motion to dismiss the case was partially rejected, a U.S. court said on Thursday.

Sep 27 2017

France sees 2025 as new goal for ultra-fast broadband roll-out

PARIS France, which is at the bottom of EU rankings for ultra-fast fiber optic broadband coverage, sees 2025 as a new goal for rolling out the technology across the country, the head of France's digital agency told Reuters.

Sep 27 2017

France sees 2025 as new goal for ultra-fast broadband roll-out

PARIS France, which is at the bottom of EU rankings for ultra-fast fibre optic broadband coverage, sees 2025 as a new goal to roll out the technology across the country, the head of France's digital agency told Reuters.

Sep 22 2017

Vivendi blocks Ubisoft's staff share awards scheme as stand-off continues

PARIS Acquisitive media conglomerate Vivendi has prevented a staff share awards scheme going ahead at Ubisoft, where it is the biggest shareholder, as it presses to get board representation at the French video games firm.

Aug 25 2017

Flying water taxis highlight French startup frustrations

PARIS French yachtsman Alain Thebault wants to turn a boat design he used to break a world speed sailing record in 2009 into a clean, fast taxi service for the waterways of major cities. | Video

Aug 07 2017

Vivendi denies it controls Telecom Italia under Italian law

PARIS French media giant Vivendi said on Monday it has no "de facto control" over Telecom Italia under Italian law.

Jul 13 2017

Telecoms group Altice to launch online bank in Europe: source

PARIS French billionaire Patrick Drahi plans to launch an online bank by early 2019 in the European countries where his telecoms and cable firm Altice operates, a source close to the matter said on Thursday.

Jul 11 2017

Orange and Vivendi's pay-TV arms strengthen commercial ties

PARIS France's biggest telecoms operator Orange said on Tuesday it had deepened its commercial ties with Vivendi's pay-TV Canal Plus in a bid to lure more customers with premium movies, sports and other TV content.

Jul 09 2017

At France's Davos, French bosses laud impact of new president

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France Top French company bosses who have for years lamented their country's slow pace of reforms offered glowing praise this year at an annual summer gathering in Provence for the first steps taken by newly elected President Emmanuel Macron.

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