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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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Adorable or deplorable? Porgs stir debate in 'Star Wars' galaxy

LOS ANGELES Furry, wide-eyed and winged critters called Porgs are invading the "Star Wars" galaxy, and Walt Disney Co hopes they will soon be roosting under fans' Christmas trees. | Video

03 Dec 2017

Leia leads resistance in Carrie Fisher's final 'Star Wars' film

LOS ANGELES Carrie Fisher's final performance as the beloved Leia in "Star Wars" puts the character on the front lines in a dark new chapter that reaches theaters this month, leaving a galactic hole to fill after the sudden death of the actress a year ago. | Video

30 Nov 2017

Lauer's firing challenges NBC in morning show wars

The abrupt departure of "Today" co-host Matt Lauer may send some viewers to morning-news alternatives, at least in the short term, as NBC charts a course without its star anchor, media and advertising experts said on Wednesday.

30 Nov 2017

Lauer's firing challenges NBC in morning show wars

The abrupt departure of "Today" co-host Matt Lauer may send some viewers to morning-news alternatives, at least in the short term, as NBC charts a course without its star anchor, media and advertising experts said on Wednesday.

30 Nov 2017

Lauer's firing challenges NBC in morning show wars

Nov 29 The abrupt departure of "Today" co-host Matt Lauer may send some viewers to morning-news alternatives, at least in the short term, as NBC charts a course without its star anchor, media and advertising experts said on Wednesday.

22 Nov 2017

Disney-Pixar animation executive Lasseter takes leave after 'missteps' - memo

Walt Disney Co executive John Lasseter, who heads animation at both Disney and Pixar, told company staff on Tuesday he was taking a six-month leave of absence following what he called "missteps" including unwanted hugs that made employees uncomfortable, according to a memo seen by Reuters.

16 Nov 2017

Narrow win for Fox shows restlessness with dual-class shares

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK A shareholder proposal calling for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc to scrap its dual-class share structure was rejected on Wednesday, although the measure received significant support among voters outside the controlling Murdoch family.

16 Nov 2017

Exclusive: Amazon scraps bundled video service - sources

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES Amazon.com Inc has scrapped plans to launch an online streaming service bundling popular U.S. broadcast and cable networks because it believes it cannot make enough money on such a service, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. | Video

10 Nov 2017

New 'Star Wars' trilogy raises hopes after Disney results miss target

The force of "Star Wars" lifted Walt Disney Co shares on Thursday as the promise of a new film trilogy overshadowed disappointing quarterly results and struggles at the media company's television business. | Video

09 Nov 2017

Apple orders Witherspoon, Aniston drama in TV push

LOS ANGELES Apple Inc has ordered two seasons of a dramatic series that stars Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston and looks at the lives of people working on a morning television show, a company spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

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