Shannon Bond Shannon Bond is a correspondent at NPR, covering how misleading narratives and false claims circulate online and offline, and their impact on society and democracy.
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Shannon Bond is a correspondent at NPR, covering how misleading narratives and false claims circulate online and offline, and their impact on society and democracy.

She previously covered technology for NPR's Business desk, focused on how Silicon Valley's biggest companies are transforming how we live, work and communicate.

Bond joined NPR in 2019. She previously spent 11 years as a reporter and editor at the Financial Times in New York and San Francisco. She also co-hosted the FT's award-winning podcast, Alphachat, about business and economics.

Bond has a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School and a bachelor's degree in psychology and religion from Columbia University.

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Wednesday

A banner of Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen during a protest to support the Burkina Faso President Captain Ibrahim Traore and to demand the departure of France's ambassador and military forces, in Ouagadougou, on Jan. 20, 2023. Russia has been trying to expand its influence throughout Africa in recent years. Olympia de Maismont/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Monday

Donald Trump participates in the first prime-time presidential debate hosted by FOX News and Facebook at the Quicken Loans Arena August 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Thursday

Former President Trump will be allowed to return to Facebook and Instagram

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Wednesday

Former President Donald Trump can return to Facebook. Will he?

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Suspending former President Donald Trump's account was the most high-profile and controversial content moderation decision Facebook parent Meta has ever made. Alon Skuy/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Meta allows Donald Trump back on Facebook and Instagram

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Wednesday

The attack on Brazil's Congress was stoked by social media

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Tuesday

Damage is seen at Brazil's Congress one day after supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro stormed government buildings in Brasília. The attack was planned by far-right groups on social media, according to Brazilian media and analysts. Andressa Anholete/Getty Images hide caption

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The attack on Brazil's Congress was stoked by social media — and by Trump allies

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Monday

A look at the transnational extremism behind Brazil's unrest and the U.S. Jan. 6 riot

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Monday

A look at the year social media companies had

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Sunday

Turmoil on social media sites is driving users to smaller, more private alternatives

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Friday

The TikTok logo is displayed outside a TikTok office on December 20, 2022 in Culver City, Calif. Congress passed legislation to ban the popular Chinese-owned social media app from most government devices. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Friday

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Thursday

Meta headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. The parent company of Facebook says bad actors are increasingly using realistic faces generated with artificial intelligence to run social media influence operations. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Wednesday

Elon Musk while attending a conference in Norway earlier this year. The billionaire new owner of Twitter is releasing information about the company's high-profile moderation decisions. Carina Johansen/NTB/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Elon Musk is using the Twitter Files to discredit foes and push conspiracy theories

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Tuesday

Musk reveals how Twitter has handled some high-profile decisions

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