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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

19 Oct 2017

U.S. sex trafficking sweep rescues 84 children: authorities

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - U.S. authorities have rescued 84 children, one just 3 months old, and arrested 120 people in a nationwide sweep of child sex trafficking that exposed the growing use of technology by traffickers, officials said on Thursday.

19 Oct 2017

U.S. sex trafficking sweep rescues 84 children - authorities

NEW YORK, Oct 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - U.S. authorities have rescued 84 children, one just 3 months old, and arrested 120 people in a nationwide sweep of child sex trafficking that exposed the growing use of technology by traffickers, officials said on Thursday.

18 Oct 2017

Flood of sexual harassment claims seen boosting efforts to outlaw sextortion

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The torrent of stories of sexual harassment and assault in the wake of claims about Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein could help propel campaigns to make sextortion illegal, according to activists trying to change laws in the United States.

18 Oct 2017

Flood of sexual harassment claims seen boosting efforts to outlaw sextortion

NEW YORK, Oct 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The torrent of stories of sexual harassment and assault in the wake of claims about Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein could help propel campaigns to make sextortion illegal, according to activists trying to change laws in the United States.

16 Oct 2017

Social media fills with "Me Too" stories of sexual harassment, assault

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tens of thousands of women are recounting being sexually harassed or assaulted by flooding social media with the hashtag #metoo in the wake of claims against movie producer Harvey Weinstein.

12 Oct 2017

Raise sons to be feminists like daughters, says Canada's Trudeau

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Boys need to be raised to be feminists as much as girls because "our sons have the power and the responsibility to change our culture of sexism," Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wrote in an essay published on Wednesday.

12 Oct 2017

Raise sons to be feminists like daughters, says Canada's Trudeau

NEW YORK, Oct 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Boys need to be raised to be feminists as much as girls because "our sons have the power and the responsibility to change our culture of sexism," Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wrote in an essay published on Wednesday.

10 Oct 2017

New group launched in U.S. to set nation's own long-term goals to fix ills

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United States needs its own set of long-term goals for addressing such issues as climate change and hunger like those enacted by the United Nations, said a group on Monday as it launched a bid to elect candidates who back such an agenda.

10 Oct 2017

New group launched in US to set nation's own long-term goals to fix ills

NEW YORK, Oct 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United States needs its own set of long-term goals for addressing such issues as climate change and hunger like those enacted by the United Nations, said a group on Monday as it launched a bid to elect candidates who back such an agenda.

08 Oct 2017

U.S. women's group plays Trump's 'Grab them' tape on Washington Mall

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An infamous 12-year-old videotape of President Donald Trump was being shown on a continuous loop on the Mall in Washington, D.C. on Friday by a group protesting his attitudes toward women, local media reported. | Video

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