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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

22 Jun 2017

Politics of Death: Female frontline fails to soften defense of Cambodia land

PHNOM PENH (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cambodian activists fighting plans to transform Phnom Penh's largest lake into a luxury development made a tactical decision when they took to the streets - put women on the frontline to show a "gentle" face and prevent violence.

22 Jun 2017

FEATURE -Politics of Death: Female frontline fails to soften defence of Cambodia land

PHNOM PENH, June 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cambodian activists fighting plans to transform Phnom Penh's largest lake into a luxury development made a tactical decision when they took to the streets - put women on the frontline to show a "gentle" face and prevent violence.

17 Mar 2017

Thai court dismisses labor abuse suit against chicken farm

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Thai court on Friday dismissed a compensation claim by 14 migrant workers from Myanmar who had alleged labor violations at a chicken farm that supplied to the European Union.

25 Feb 2017

Amid land grabs and evictions, Cambodia jails leading activist

PHNOM PENH (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Even before a Cambodian judge sentenced land rights activist Tep Vanny to jail, her fellow campaigners said her fate had already been sealed.

21 Feb 2017

After epiphany in U.S., woman forges peace among Indian and Pakistani youth

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Aliya Harir was an impressionable teenager who soaked up the patriotic propaganda from her schoolbooks and the one TV channel that served her town in the mountains of northern Pakistan.

10 Feb 2017

HIV activist battles drugs and discrimination in Ukraine

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Growing up in eastern Ukraine, Svitlana Moroz said she was a typically reckless teenager who believed she'd live forever.

10 Feb 2017

HIV activist battles drugs and discrimination in Ukraine

BANGKOK, Feb 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Growing up in eastern Ukraine, Svitlana Moroz said she was a typically reckless teenager who believed she'd live forever.

31 Jan 2017

Photographer captures deadly battle for land and environment in Thailand

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Photographer Luke Duggleby recalled a meeting four years ago with Thai environmental activist Jintana Kaewkhao, who told him how she faced assassination attempts in her fight to block a coal-fired power plant along the coast in southern Thailand.

31 Jan 2017

Photographer captures deadly battle for land and environment in Thailand

BANGKOK, Jan 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Photographer Luke Duggleby recalled a meeting four years ago with Thai environmental activist Jintana Kaewkhao, who told him how she faced assassination attempts in her fight to block a coal-fired power plant along the coast in southern Thailand.

30 Jan 2017

In rare demand, migrants push for better pay, benefits at Thai seafood firm

BANGKOK, Jan 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 2,000 migrant workers at a major Thai seafood exporting company have called for bigger bonuses and better welfare benefits, a rare demand in a country that bars foreigners from forming trade unions, a rights group said.

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