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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.

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May 22 2018

Myanmar judge allows documents police say came from Reuters reporters' phones

YANGON A Myanmar judge on Tuesday allowed the submission of evidence police say they obtained from the mobile phones of two Reuters reporters arrested in December for alleged possession of secret documents, in what has become a landmark press freedom case.

May 22 2018

Myanmar judge to rule on evidence allegedly taken from Reuters reporters' phones

YANGON A Myanmar judge will rule on Tuesday whether to allow the submission of evidence police say they obtained from the mobile phones of two Reuters reporters arrested in December for alleged possession of secret documents. | Video

May 21 2018

Myanmar judge to rule on evidence allegedly taken from Reuters reporters' phones

YANGON, A Myanmar judge will rule on Tuesday whether to allow the submission of evidence police say they obtained from the mobile phones of two Reuters reporters arrested in December for alleged possession of secret documents. | Video

May 16 2018

Myanmar policeman denies planting documents on Reuters reporters

YANGON A Myanmar policeman told a court on Wednesday he met two Reuters reporters on the night of their arrest in December, but denied giving them secret documents to incriminate them.

May 15 2018

Myanmar policeman who said Reuters reporters were framed details sting operation

(This version of the May 9 story has been refiled to fix grammatical errors in paragraphs 9, 14)

May 15 2018

Myanmar anti-war protester says police to lay more charges against him

YANGON Myanmar student activist Zayya Lwin said on Tuesday that police planned to press additional charges against him after he was detained on the weekend following a peace rally and criticized police at a poem-reading event in Yangon two days later.

May 14 2018

Myanmar police to charge 17 anti-war protesters over demonstration

YANGON Myanmar police said on Monday they would charge 17 organizers of an anti-war protest on the weekend that degenerated into scuffles and fistfights, and raised new concern about freedom of speech.

May 12 2018

Myanmar riot police break up anti-war protest in Yangon

YANGON Riot police in Yangon used batons on Saturday to break up a protest in support of victims of fighting in the northern Myanmar state of Kachin, arresting several of the organizers.

May 04 2018

Myanmar journalists say government failing to protect press freedom: survey

YANGON Journalists in Myanmar believe their government is failing to defend media freedom despite the transition from harsh military rule to an elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi, according to a survey published to mark World Press Freedom Day on Thursday.

May 04 2018

Myanmar jade mine slag heap collapse kills at least 14

YANGON A jade mine slag heap collapsed in northern Myanmar on Friday, killing at least 14 people, rescue officials said, the latest in a series of disasters to hit the largely unregulated gem industry.

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