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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

Feb 20 2018

Murdoch's Fox seeks to win bid approval by extending Sky News guarantee

LONDON Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox has strengthened its offer to protect the independence of Sky's loss-making news channel to try to overcome regulatory concerns about Fox's takeover of the parent company.

Feb 09 2018

Daily Mirror owner scoops Express, OK! titles for $177 million

LONDON Daily Mirror publisher Trinity Mirror scooped up titles including the Daily Express, Daily Star and OK! magazine for 127 million pounds ($177 million) on Friday in the biggest shake up of Britain's cut-throat newspaper industry in decades. | Video

Feb 09 2018

English Premier League rights bonanza kicks off with focus on Amazon

LONDON England's multi-billion pound Premier League rights auction kicked off on Friday with soccer fans waiting to see if a digital giant such as Amazon would enter the fray against pay-TV players Sky and BT.

Feb 05 2018

Amazon faces test of ambition in English Premier League soccer auction

LONDON Amazon's sports broadcasting ambitions will be tested this week in a multi-billion pound auction of English Premier League soccer rights, potentially pitting it against Sky and BT.

Feb 02 2018

Breaking News, Murdoch edging towards solution to bring Sky in house

LONDON Rupert Murdoch's Fox is hoping the creation of an independent editorial board to protect the news channel at bid target Sky will satisfy regulators and allow it to finally take control of the European pay-TV group.

Jan 31 2018

Capita shares plunge 40 percent as UK outsourcer cuts forecasts

LONDON British outsourcing group Capita lost 40 percent of its market value on Wednesday after its new boss slashed profit forecasts and set out plans to raise cash to avoid the same fate as collapsed rival Carillion.

Jan 29 2018

KPMG's audits of Carillion to be investigated: UK watchdog

LONDON Britain's Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has opened an investigation into KPMG's auditing of the now-collapsed Carillion covering the years 2014 to 2017, the watchdog said on Monday. | Video

Jan 23 2018

UK regulator puts hurdle in path of Murdoch's $15.7 billion Sky deal

LONDON Rupert Murdoch's $15.7 billion takeover of European broadcaster Sky should be blocked unless a way is found to prevent the media tycoon from influencing the network's news output, Britain's competition regulator said. | Video

Jan 22 2018

Ocado seals new international tie-up with Sobeys in Canada

LONDON/TORONTO Britain's Ocado has sealed a deal to allow Canada's second largest food supermarket group Sobeys to use its e-commerce platform, sending the British online retailer's shares up 28 percent on its latest international tie-up.

Jan 22 2018

British bookmaker shares plunge on report of looming low stake limit

Shares in bookmakers William Hill and Ladbrokes Coral plunged on Monday on a report that Britain will slash the top stake on high-street betting terminals to just 2 pounds.

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