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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

Mar 06 2018

France may probe Google and Facebook over online ad dominance

PARIS France's competition authority may open investigations into Facebook and Google "in the next few months" after an in-depth examination concluded the pair dominate the French online advertising market.

Feb 26 2018

Plenty of smoke in European telecoms M&A but little fire

BARCELONA/LONDON The prospects of seeing a handful of telecoms giants take control of the European market as in China and the United States look remote as hopes for a new wave of large cross-border deals quickly run into cold reality.

Feb 15 2018

Vivendi's annual profit rises on strong music revenue

PARIS Vivendi's music unit lifted group profit last year, offsetting a downturn in its recently-acquired advertising unit Havas and the continuing recovery of its pay-TV division, the group said on Thursday.

Feb 14 2018

French start-up Sigfox faces 5G juggernaut in Internet of Things

PARIS French start-up Sigfox, which builds networks to connect washing machines and other objects to the internet, says it is struggling to meet its growth targets due to high expectations for alternative, forthcoming 5G services.

Feb 12 2018

France's Thales sees more cybersecurity sales after strong 2017

PARIS French defense electronics group Thales enjoyed a jump in sales at its cybersecurity business in 2017 and expects further strong growth in the coming years, said executive Laurent Maury.

Feb 08 2018

France's Publicis delivers reassuring earnings, shares jump

PARIS France's Publicis met 2017 earnings expectations on Thursday, delivering a reassuring message for investors despite challenges facing the world's third largest advertising group.

Feb 01 2018

France to finance exports to Iran, aims to sidestep U.S. sanctions

PARIS France will start offering euro-denominated credits to Iranian buyers of its goods later this year, a move to bolster trade while keeping it outside the reach of U.S. sanctions, the head of state-owned investment bank Bpifrance said.

Jan 16 2018

France temporarily opens up radio waves to test 5G benefits

PARIS French telecoms regulator Arcep said it is opening up some radio frequencies to get a better understanding of the benefits and usage of the next generation of mobile internet, known as 5G.

Jan 12 2018

Vivendi shares fall as lingering pay-TV costs lead company to cut outlook

PARIS Vivendi's shares fell on Friday after the media giant said its 2017 profitability would be hit by lingering costs at pay-TV division Canal Plus.

Jan 09 2018

Drahi hits Altice reset button to court wary investors

PARIS/NEW YORK Altice founder Patrick Drahi is reshaping his telecoms and cable group for the second time in as many months by splitting its U.S. and European operations, hoping to end a drastic downward share-price spiral. | Video


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