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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 Sep 2017

Vivendi blocks Ubisoft's staff share awards scheme as stand-off continues

PARIS Acquisitive media conglomerate Vivendi has prevented a staff share awards scheme going ahead at Ubisoft, where it is the biggest shareholder, as it presses to get board representation at the French video games firm.

25 Aug 2017

Flying water taxis highlight French startup frustrations

PARIS French yachtsman Alain Thebault wants to turn a boat design he used to break a world speed sailing record in 2009 into a clean, fast taxi service for the waterways of major cities. | Video

08 Aug 2017

Vivendi denies it controls Telecom Italia under Italian law

PARIS French media giant Vivendi said on Monday it has no "de facto control" over Telecom Italia under Italian law.

13 Jul 2017

Telecoms group Altice to launch online bank in Europe: source

PARIS French billionaire Patrick Drahi plans to launch an online bank by early 2019 in the European countries where his telecoms and cable firm Altice operates, a source close to the matter said on Thursday.

11 Jul 2017

Orange and Vivendi's pay-TV arms strengthen commercial ties

PARIS France's biggest telecoms operator Orange said on Tuesday it had deepened its commercial ties with Vivendi's pay-TV Canal Plus in a bid to lure more customers with premium movies, sports and other TV content.

10 Jul 2017

At France's Davos, French bosses laud impact of new president

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France Top French company bosses who have for years lamented their country's slow pace of reforms offered glowing praise this year at an annual summer gathering in Provence for the first steps taken by newly elected President Emmanuel Macron.

30 Jun 2017

French tycoon Niel sees Paris overtaking London as startup leader

PARIS Paris is now fully equipped to attract more innovative companies than London and dominate Europe's startup scene, billionaire Xavier Niel said on Thursday as he opened the doors of a startup mega-campus in the French capital.

30 Jun 2017

French tycoon Niel sees Paris overtaking London as startup leader

PARIS, June 29 Paris is now fully equipped to attract more innovative companies than London and dominate Europe's startup scene, billionaire Xavier Niel said on Thursday as he opened the doors of a startup mega-campus in the French capital.

29 Jun 2017

Vivendi would need to pay a 30 percent to take over Ubisoft, analysts say

(This version of the JUNE 28 story deletes repeated phrase in paragraph 2)

24 Jun 2017

WPP, Publicis criticise size and scope of ad conference in Cannes

CANNES, France WPP and Publicis said on Friday the world's biggest annual advertising industry conference in Cannes had become costly, too scattered and should return to its roots of solely promoting agencies' creativity.

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