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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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Celebrity cash, kudos boost 'March for Our Lives' gun control campaign

LOS ANGELES Oprah Winfrey calls them "warriors of the light," actor Bill Murray says the young Florida gun control campaigners remind him of the students who rallied to end the Vietnam War, and George Clooney has donated $500,000 to their cause.

Mar 16 2018

Academy of Motion Pictures chief accused of sexual misconduct - reports

LOS ANGELES The president of the Academy of Motion Pictures, the body that hands out the Oscars, is being investigated for sexual misconduct, Hollywood trade publications reported on Friday. | Video

Mar 08 2018

TV special to show 'charismatic' but 'manic' O.J. Simpson

LOS ANGELES The O.J. Simpson double murder case returns to U.S. television on Sunday with a 2006 interview that producers say will give viewers an unprecedented glimpse into the mind of the former football star.

Mar 05 2018

'Shape of Water' wins big at Oscars on activism-fueled night

LOS ANGELES Romantic fantasy "The Shape of Water" won the best picture Oscar on Sunday, the film industry's most prestigious honor, on a night where themes of female empowerment and activism almost overshadowed the awards.

Mar 04 2018

Oscars best picture suspense crowns tumultuous Hollywood year

LOS ANGELES The red carpet has been rolled out and the champagne is on ice for an Oscars ceremony on Sunday filled with suspense over the movie industry's biggest prize — and whether Hollywood's campaign against sexual harassment will steal the spotlight. | Video

Mar 04 2018

Jimmy Kimmel's mission impossible - Oscar host in midst of #MeToo

LOS ANGELES Jimmy Kimmel is in therapy. Last year's Oscar best picture blunder is giving the Academy Awards host nightmares - or so goes one of the comedian's video promotions for Sunday's ceremony. | Video

Mar 01 2018

Women looking for Oscar love in best picture cliffhanger

LOS ANGELES Women are hoping for some long overdue love at the Academy Awards on Sunday, where the biggest prize in the movie industry is wide open after an awards season dominated by Hollywood's sexual misconduct scandal.

Feb 28 2018

Oscars' '#MeToo' dilemma

LOS ANGELES, The Academy Awards, the glitziest night in show business, takes place on Sunday, but the biggest drama may be not on the Dolby Theatre stage but behind-the-scenes moves to tackle the sexual misconduct scandal that has rocked the industry.

Feb 26 2018

Oscars so scandalous: leading movies hit with backlash

LOS ANGELES For some, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" is a movie about an angry mother seeking justice. But others cannot get past its racist cop, who they feel is unfairly redeemed. | Video

Feb 15 2018

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux separate

LOS ANGELES Jennifer Aniston and husband Justin Theroux announced their separation on Thursday after less than three years of marriage, immediately sparking speculation that the former "Friends" star might reunite with her first spouse, Brad Pitt. | Video


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