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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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17 Nov 2017

Vivendi's music unit UMG worth more than $40 billion, CEO says

BARCELONA/LONDON Vivendi's Universal Music Group (UMG) could be worth more than $40 billion, Chief Executive Arnaud de Puyfontaine said on Friday, helping buoy shares in the French media group following third-quarter results where UMG was a highlight.

17 Nov 2017

America Movil CFO says has had interest in KPN stake

BARCELONA America Movil has seen has seen interest from potential buyers for its 21.4 percent stake in Dutch telecoms group KPN and may consider selling, the CFO of the Mexican telecoms company said on Friday.

16 Nov 2017

Iliad posts higher quarterly sales as it prepares Italian launch

BARCELONA Iliad , whose market launch in 2012 shook up the French telecoms industry, won over more customers in both its fixed and mobile businesses in the third-quarter and said it was on its way to finalizing a team to launch its business in Italy.

16 Nov 2017

Vodafone bets on customer data to avoid India-style price war in Italy

BARCELONA/LONDON Vodafone plans to use its expertise in customer data to help to fend off competition in Italy from French newcomer Iliad and avoid an India-style price war, its chief executive said on Wednesday.

15 Nov 2017

Embattled Altice shifts focus from M&A to cutting debt, customers

BARCELONA/LONDON Embattled billionaire Patrick Drahi is shifting the focus at Altice , the telecoms and cable group he founded, from acquisitions to debt reduction and customer satisfaction following disappointing third-quarter results.

30 Oct 2017

Hundreds rally in France to protest sexual harassment after Weinstein scandal

PARIS Hundreds of women attended rallies in Paris and other French cities on Sunday to protest against sexual harassment in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

26 Oct 2017

Telecoms group Orange's results lifted by stronger sales in France and Spain

PARIS France's Orange strengthened sales at home and in Spain in the third quarter, driving up operating profits as Stephane Richard campaigns for a third term as chief executive.

10 Oct 2017

Apple praises French iPhone work before talking tax with Macron

PARIS Apple boss Tim Cook went out of his way on Monday to single out a small French firm involved with innovative features in the latest iPhones ahead of meeting with President Emmanuel Macron, who has called for a tougher line on technology company taxes.

29 Sep 2017

'Spinal Tap' lawsuit against Vivendi can proceed, U.S court says

PARIS The creators of the 1984 cult mockumentary "This is Spinal Tap" can proceed with their lawsuit against Vivendi after the media giant's motion to dismiss the case was partially rejected, a U.S. court said on Thursday.

27 Sep 2017

France sees 2025 as new goal for ultra-fast broadband roll-out

PARIS France, which is at the bottom of EU rankings for ultra-fast fiber optic broadband coverage, sees 2025 as a new goal for rolling out the technology across the country, the head of France's digital agency told Reuters.

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