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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

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UPDATE 2-Danny Boyle out as next James Bond movie director

LOS ANGELES, Aug 21 Acclaimed British director Danny Boyle has pulled out of the latest James Bond movie due to "creative differences," the producers of the multimillion-dollar film franchise said on Tuesday.

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Camila Cabello beats Beyonce, Drake for top VMA prizes

Cuban-born Camila Cabello beat out heavy hitters Beyonce, Bruno Mars and Drake to take home the two top prizes at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Monday.

Aug 20 2018

Cardi B, Ariana Grande grab attention as VMAs take on immigration

Aug 20 New York rapper Cardi B kicked off the MTV Video Music Award (VMA) show on Monday, where politics quickly took center stage with a performance highlighting U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial immigration policies.

Aug 14 2018

Crazy rich on film, proud to be Asian

LOS ANGELES The film is called "Crazy Rich Asians," but the cast is proud to be showcasing such a rare array of Asian culture and identity in a Hollywood movie. | Video

Aug 10 2018

'Asian August' comes to Hollywood, but will it last?

LOS ANGELES Phil Yu is excited. The Los Angeles-based blogger saw an advance screening months ago of "Crazy Rich Asians" and now the first Hollywood movie in 25 years with an all-Asian cast is about to arrive in theaters along with two other predominantly Asian films. | Video

Aug 08 2018

Oscars move to honor 'popular' movies sparks swift backlash

LOS ANGELES The Oscars will introduce a new award for popular films and the annual ceremony will be limited to three hours, organizers said on Wednesday, in a bid to stave off slumping audiences for the movie industry's most prestigious honors. | Video

Aug 08 2018

Escapism or activism? Resurgent youth channel MTV looks to do both

LOS ANGELES Youth-oriented MTV network is enjoying a resurgence on the back of reviving reality shows such as the raucous "Jersey Shore: Family Vacation".

Aug 06 2018

Showtime chief says risk paid off with Sacha Baron Cohen TV show

LOS ANGELES The head of cable channel Showtime on Monday heaped praise on British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, saying the risk of broadcasting his satirical new series had paid off and that he hoped there would be more.


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