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Alexandra Harney

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

Nov 16 2017

Special Report: Twice burned - How Mt. Gox's bitcoin customers could lose again

TOKYO When Mt. Gox, the world's largest bitcoin trading exchange, collapsed in early 2014, more than 24,000 customers around the world lost access to hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of cryptocurrency and cash.

Nov 04 2017

Chinese regulator questions Qihoo 360 over $7.5 billion listing

SHANGHAI Chinese regulators are questioning anti-virus software maker Qihoo 360 Technology Co Ltd's disclosures in its planned $7.5 billion backdoor listing.

Sep 29 2017

Chaos and hackers stalk investors on cryptocurrency exchanges

By Steve Stecklow, Alexandra Harney, Anna Irrera and Jemima Kelly

Sep 29 2017

Special Report: Chaos and hackers stalk investors on cryptocurrency exchanges

By Steve Stecklow, Alexandra Harney, Anna Irrera and Jemima Kelly

May 30 2017

U.S. senator calls for probe into promotion of Kushner Cos deal

SHANGHAI The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee has called for an investigation into "potentially fraudulent statements and misrepresentations" made by companies promoting investment in a property development involving the family company of White House advisor Jared Kushner.

May 12 2017

Behind Kushner Companies, a Chinese agency skirts visa-for-investment rules

SHANGHAI While Jared Kushner's family company apologized this week for mentioning the White House adviser's name when wooing Chinese investors to fund a New Jersey real estate project, one Chinese immigration agency was touting its role in the deal.

Dec 23 2016

Exclusive: Chinese education giant helps its students game the SAT

LONDON/SHANGHAI When the new SAT was given for the first time in March, the owner of the test took unprecedented steps to stop “bad actors” from collecting and circulating material from the all-important college entrance exam.

Dec 08 2016

Exclusive: ACT Inc raises test prices abroad to fund cheating fight

LONDON/SHANGHAI The maker of the ACT college-entrance exam, which has been struggling to contain an international cheating epidemic, is raising its fees for overseas test-takers by $10 to pay for enhanced security.

Dec 02 2016

Special Report: How top U.S. colleges hooked up with controversial Chinese companies

SHANGHAI/SHELTER ISLAND, New York Thomas Benson once ran a small liberal arts college in Vermont. Stephen Gessner served as president of the school board for New York’s Shelter Island.

Oct 14 2016

Special Report: Chinese firm buys access to U.S. college admissions officers

By Steve Stecklow, Renee Dudley, James Pomfret and Alexandra Harney


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