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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

Aug 06 2018

'Gobbling up' England's Green Belt won't solve housing crisis, campaigners say

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hundreds of thousands of new homes due to be built in England's "Green Belt" areas will be out of reach for those struggling to get on the property ladder, a report said on Monday, as housing shortages grip the country.

Aug 02 2018

Rising heat will chill poor countries' economies, costing billions

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rising temperatures in a warming world will cost poor countries tens of billions of dollars annually as they are less able to keep their workers cool, analysts said on Thursday.

Jul 31 2018

Outraged calls for change as women punched in Paris and London streets

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Outrage sparked by men punching young women on the streets of Paris and London has triggered demands for greater action to change men's attitudes, days before France prepares to pass a law to punish public sexual harassment with fines.

Jul 31 2018

UK watchdog accuses aid groups of failing to tackle sexual misconduct

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - International aid groups are failing to tackle "horror" sexual abuse and harassment in the charity sector, Britain's aid watchdog said on Tuesday after the revelation of sexual misconduct by aid workers sparked global outrage this year.

Jul 30 2018

Sexist or feminist? UK reality TV show 'Love Island' hated and hailed

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Popular British reality television dating show, "Love Island", comes to an end on Monday with the jury out on whether the sex-crazed show is sexist or feminist.

Jul 26 2018

Too hot to handle? Expect more heat waves due to climate change, experts warn

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The effects of climate change mean the world can expect higher temperatures and more frequent heat waves, climate experts have warned, with poor communities likely to be worst affected.

Jul 25 2018

Lifelong trauma seen for migrant children caught at U.S. border

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Migrant children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexican border risk lifelong damage to body and mind due to the trauma, brain experts said ahead of Thursday's deadline to reunite all families.

Jul 24 2018

Disabled women and girls are 'doubly vulnerable', aid groups warn

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women and girls with disabilities are doubly vulnerable in conflict or crisis situations, aid groups warned on Tuesday at a global conference on disability in London.

Jul 23 2018

Rising heat linked to suicide spikes in U.S. and Mexico

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A hotter planet could lead to tens of thousands more suicides by 2050 in the United States and Mexico alone, unless global warming is curbed, according to a study published on Monday.

Jul 23 2018

Lawmakers urge reform in Northern Ireland as more women seek abortions abroad

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British and Irish parliamentarians have called for "urgent" reform to Northern Ireland's highly restrictive abortion law after a surge in the number of women going abroad for abortions.

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