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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

Apr 17 2018

Families of Chinese activists face house arrest, harassment from 'smiling tigers'

BEIJING When a team of Chinese state security agents picked up Li Wenzu and then prevented her from leaving her own home last week, she was scared but not surprised. | Video

Apr 16 2018

China's Sina Weibo reverses gay content clean-up after outcry

BEIJING China's Sina Weibo on Monday reversed a decision to remove gay content after outcry among gay Chinese who say the company had smeared homosexuality by lumping it with pornography as it tried to meet government censorship directives. | Video

Apr 16 2018

China's Sina Weibo reverses gay content clean-up after outcry

BEIJING China's Sina Weibo on Monday reversed a decision to remove gay content after outcry among gay Chinese who say the company had smeared homosexuality by lumping it with pornography as it tried to meet government censorship directives. | Video

Apr 11 2018

China keeps delaying talks on letting Liu Xiaobo’s widow leave the country: source

BEIJING China is repeatedly postponing discussions with Western governments on the possibility that Liu Xia, the widow of Nobel Peace Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo, be allowed to leave the country, according to a source with direct knowledge of the case. | Video

Apr 11 2018

Wife of detained Chinese rights lawyer placed under house arrest, friend says

BEIJING/HONGKONG Chinese authorities are holding the wife of a detained Chinese rights lawyer in her Beijing home after they cut short her protest march aiming to force authorities to explain his arrest, a friend said on Wednesday.

Apr 11 2018

Wife of detained Chinese rights lawyer placed under house arrest, friend says

BEIJING/HONGKONG Chinese authorities are holding the wife of a detained Chinese rights lawyer in her Beijing home after they cut short her protest march aiming to force authorities to explain his arrest, a friend said on Wednesday.

Apr 04 2018

Wife of detained Chinese lawyer begins 100-km march to press for answers

BEIJING The wife of a detained Chinese lawyer set off on Wednesday on a march of more than 100 km from Beijing to Tianjin city, where she believes her husband is being held incommunicado, in a bid to force authorities to explain his arrest.

Apr 03 2018

Vatican deal a new trial for one Catholic village in north China

YOUTONG VILLAGE, China Choosing a church can be complicated in China under the rule of the officially atheist Communist Party - especially in Youtong village, where roughly half the 5,000 residents are Catholics.

Mar 28 2018

With secretive China trip, North Korea's Kim builds bargaining power

BEIJING/SEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's visit to China, countering what had been growing estrangement between the Cold War allies, is likely to bolster Pyongyang's leverage going into a planned summit between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump.

Mar 22 2018

Chinese rights activists fearful as policeman takes charge of legal affairs

BEIJING Chinese rights lawyers and activists say the promotion on Monday of former police official Fu Zhenghua to head China's justice ministry signals an even deeper freeze on attempts to use the country's legal system to defend against rights abuses. | Video

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