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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 10 2018

High-tech Tokyo tops list of world's most innovative cities

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tokyo topped a list of the world's most innovative cities on Friday, leapfrogging London and New York after embracing the "globe-shaking trends of robotics and 3D manufacturing".

Aug 09 2018

From family feuds to survival sex, Britain's gay homeless hardest hit

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Soon after coming out as gay to his family, 16-year-old Samuel slept over at a friend's house one night and never returned home, preferring to live with drug dealers, under archways and sofa-surfing than feel excluded at home.

Aug 07 2018

From London to New York, sleep pods offer exhausted commuters 'oasis of peace'

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Faced with long, tiring commutes that make it impossible to go home until the end of the day and rushing to keep up with the fast pace of modern city living, Londoners are paying to sleep.

Jul 26 2018

No charge for Airbnb rooms as victims of Greek wildfires scramble for shelter

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Victims of wildfires that engulfed a seaside town in Greece, killing at least 82 people and damaging or destroying hundreds of homes, scrambled to find shelter on Thursday as Airbnb stepped in to match those in need with free rooms.

Jul 23 2018

Thousands of British families homeless despite being in work

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than half of homeless families in Britain now have at least one adult in work after a sharp rise in the number of employed people unable to afford a secure home, a leading homelessness charity said on Monday.

Jul 19 2018

London laces up to become world's most 'walkable' city

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Londoners were urged to reach for their walking shoes on Thursday as the government launched its first action plan to get more people moving around the city on foot.

Jul 02 2018

From the haunting to the hopeful, aid groups pick the photos with impact

LONDON, July 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The photograph of a drowned Syrian child lying face down on a Turkish beach has been ranked the most powerful of recent times in a survey of aid agencies by the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

Jun 07 2018

Strangers break bread at Ramadan tent in London park

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As dusk falls, shoes come off and hundreds of hungry diners sit cross-legged in a London park to break bread.

Jun 03 2018

Church asks Britons to use app to clean up car wash slavery

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British drivers were urged by churches across the country on Sunday to look closely when they take their car to be hand washed and use a new, free mobile-phone app if they fear workers are being treated like slaves.

Jun 01 2018

Gay conversion film at London festival hits home for campaigners

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The contentious practice of gay conversion therapy will be in the spotlight at the British spin-off of the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, a move welcomed by gay rights activists.

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