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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

Jun 07 2018

Tatum hopes to set pulses racing with 'Magic Mike' London show

LONDON Channing Tatum hopes to set London pulses racing with seductive dance routines and plenty of acrobatics in his new "Magic Mike" show, a live production he says offers an updated take on male stripper performances. | Video

May 18 2018

Tipped for Cannes glory, Beirut slum actors play their real lives

CANNES, France The actors in a film tipped for prizes at Cannes were not only amateurs plucked from the streets, they were also living lives as precarious as those of their characters, with one thrown in jail during the shoot and another deported afterwards. | Video

May 16 2018

Cannes sea disaster gives adventurers a taste of migrants' horror

CANNES, France Two adrenaline junkies setting off to row across the Atlantic were ready for a challenge. But when disaster struck they got a glimpse of the horrors faced by people who take to the sea out of desperation rather than a thirst for adventure. | Video

May 15 2018

Palestinians hold minute's silence in Cannes to protest Gaza deaths

CANNES, France Hollywood actor Benicio del Toro joined Palestinians at the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday in a demonstration against the Israeli army's killing of Palestinians on the Gaza border.

May 14 2018

Wenders film shows 'emotional giant' Pope Francis

CANNES, France Viewers hoping Wim Wenders' documentary about Pope Francis will be a critical portrait of the head of the Catholic Church will be disappointed. The German director makes no excuses for the fact this is a work of love for a man he respects.

Feb 22 2018

Film on 1976 plane hijacking illuminates Israeli-Palestinian conflict: director

(This story has been refiled to make clear in para 4 that all Jewish passengers, not just Israeli citizens, were separated out by the hijackers.)

Feb 16 2018

Male stars at Berlin film festival say #MeToo movement is making them think

BERLIN Male stars attending the Berlin film festival on Thursday told Reuters they were reassessing their own behavior in light of the #MeToo movement by women against sexual harassment and abuse. | Video

Sep 08 2017

More sex education needed in China, director Vivian Qu says with new film

VENICE, Sept 8 Vivian Qu hopes her new film "Angels Wear White" ("Jia Nian Hua") will generate a discussion on sex education and child protection in her home country, the Chinese director said at the Venice film festival on Friday.


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