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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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Former WPP boss Sorrell denies prostitute allegation

CANNES, France Former WPP boss Martin Sorrell denied on Friday that he had visited a prostitute and paid using company money when pressed on a stage in front of hundreds of people about why he had left the advertising giant he founded.

Jun 21 2018

Tencent needs to see market gap before international expansion: executive

CANNES, France Chinese internet giant Tencent will only take its social networking platforms, music and gaming services to an international audience if it believes there is a gap in the market it can fill, a senior executive told Reuters on Thursday.

Jun 21 2018

Ad man Sorrell takes aim at WPP over his exit on Cannes stage

CANNES, France WPP founder Martin Sorrell rounded on the board of the advertising giant he founded on Thursday in his first major public appearance since quitting as chief executive in April.

Jun 20 2018

Doom and gloom in advertising? I don't see it, says IPG boss Roth

CANNES, France The veteran boss of advertising giant IPG said he does not recognize the talk of "doom and gloom" in his industry, arguing the holding companies are needed more than ever to help clients chart the rapidly changing territory.

Jun 20 2018

Sorrell's heir apparent flags need for radical change at WPP

CANNES, France WPP needs radical change to stay ahead of the digital revolution reshaping the industry and its clients, the man now steering the world's largest advertising group said.

Jun 19 2018

Denying it has lost war on drugs, UK rules out legalizing cannabis

LONDON Britain said on Tuesday it had no intention of legalizing cannabis after a former leader of Prime Minister Theresa May's party said the government had "irreversibly lost" the battle to drive the drug off the streets.

Jun 15 2018

Tesco raises pressure on rivals with new price cuts

LONDON A new drive to cut food prices boosted Tesco's quarterly sales, turning up the heat on rivals three years after Britain's biggest retailer started work on a turnaround plan. | Video

Jun 13 2018

Sorrell haunts WPP as shareholders rebel over farewell package

LONDON Angry WPP shareholders rebelled on Wednesday at an annual meeting dominated by differences over the departure of the advertising firm's former chief executive Martin Sorrell.

Jun 13 2018

Weak British market drags on handbag maker Mulberry's sales

LONDON Falling tourist numbers in Britain dented sales by leather handbag maker Mulberry at the start of its financial year, even as the company expands in markets in Asia where luxury rivals have prospered.

Jun 12 2018

Sorrell's downfall set to dominate WPP investor meeting

LONDON, June 13 Investor anger over the departure of WPP boss Martin Sorrell will burst into the open on Wednesday when shareholders tackle management over its handling of a boardroom battle that has gripped the British corporate scene.


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