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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 16 2018

After #MeToo, Hollywood women seize power behind TV camera

LOS ANGELES When writer and producer Stacy Rukeyser suggested featuring a female venture capitalist looking for a husband on the Lifetime television drama "Unreal," network executives asked if she could turn the character into someone with "a much more traditional, demure sense of femininity."

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 07 2018

Disney quarterly profit falls short as streaming costs rise

Walt Disney Co missed Wall Street profit targets as new technology costs rose during the quarter ended June 30, but Chief Executive Bob Iger said an exodus of consumers from its television channels was slowing.

Aug 06 2018

'Murphy Brown' revival to tackle sexual misconduct with #MurphyToo

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. Emmy-winning comedy "Murphy Brown" will return to CBS television for the first time in 20 years with an episode that addresses the #MeToo movement of women breaking their silence about sexual harassment, the series' creator said on Sunday.

Aug 05 2018

CBS entertainment chief defends network amid Moonves allegations

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. The president of CBS Entertainment said on Sunday that the broadcast network is committed to a safe workplace following a "tough week" clouded by allegations of sexual misconduct against Chief Executive Leslie Moonves.

Jul 29 2018

Netflix teases 'fitting end' to defining series 'House of Cards'

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. A Netflix Inc executive promised on Sunday a "fitting end" to the streaming service's acclaimed political drama "House of Cards" but did not divulge how the series wrote out scandal-tainted star Kevin Spacey.

Jul 27 2018

YouTube plans original programing in India, Japan and other markets

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. Alphabet Inc's YouTube is creating scripted series and other original programing for international markets including France, Germany, Japan, Mexico and India to try to draw new customers to its paid subscription service, a senior executive said on Friday.


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