The comedian explains why she “takes umbrage” with the term “cancellation,” and how her career still hasn’t fully recovered.
Joe Rogan. Whoopi Goldberg. Glenn Youngkin. We are swimming in a sea of public contrition, where everyone’s sorry and at the same time, no one is sorry enough.
The deal that brought his podcast to Spotify is said to be worth over $200 million, more than was previously known. Accusations that he spreads misinformation have roiled the company.
It’s on us to become more discerning.
Bruno Aiub became one of Brazil’s biggest podcasters with irreverent interviews of newsmakers. Now remarks about Nazis plunged him into a controversy akin to his idol’s.
It’s time to reclaim the use/mention distinction.
What happened when Spotify and its most popular podcast ran headlong into the pandemic.
The controversy over the star podcaster and misinformation raised thorny questions about the streaming service’s role as a platform, and exacerbated its conflicts with musicians.
The Neil Young-Joe Rogan-Spotify dust-up isn’t about just freedom of speech.
Mr. Rogan, a wildly popular podcast host, and his guest, Dr. Malone, a controversial infectious-disease researcher, offered a litany of falsehoods over three hours.
Medical drivel has ballooned with the rise of streaming, e-commerce and social media platforms. Platforms, lawmakers and regulators aren’t keeping up.
In a memo following Rogan’s apology for past use of a racial slur, Spotify’s chief executive said the company would invest $100 million in audio “from historically marginalized groups.”
This is one of those weeks when it feels like we are doomed to permanent craziness.
His apology came as listeners said that as many as 70 episodes of “The Joe Rogan Experience” podcast had been quietly taken off Spotify; the company has yet to comment on the reported removals.
Shares of Meta, the parent company of Facebook, fell more than 26 percent, a loss that wiped more than $230 billion off its market value.
Joe Rogan can continue to air misinformation. Spotify can continue to look the other way. Today at least, I won’t.
The company released earnings figures a week after Neil Young and others pulled their music to protest what they called vaccine misinformation on Rogan’s podcast.
With “MeatEater” on Netflix and a growing roster of podcasts, he is teaching a new kind of hunter about how killing animals can be part of loving nature.
We need truth and trust for our democracy, our health and our planet.
The streaming service picks Joe Rogan over Neil Young and Joni Mitchell.
Are we relying too heavily on tech platforms to enforce the boundaries of socially acceptable speech?
The rocker touched off a debate about free speech and the responsibility of tech platforms. How many artists will follow him, now that streaming dominates the business?
The controversy is different, in many ways, from the other conflicts between online stars and the companies that give them a platform.
The streaming service said it would add a “content advisory” notice to virus-related content, while Rogan, its star podcaster, said he would try to include more experts.
After Neil Young and Joni Mitchell removed their music from the streaming service, its chief executive wrote, “it is important to me that we don’t take on the position of being content censor.”
“Irresponsible people are spreading lies that are costing people their lives,” she wrote after the site was accused of spreading vaccine misinformation.
The singer decided to leave the streaming service because it gives a platform to Joe Rogan, whom scientists have accused of promoting falsehoods about coronavirus vaccines.
“They can have Rogan or Young,” Neil Young wrote to his management team and record label in a letter that he has since removed from his website, according to Rolling Stone. “Not both.”
Rule breakers just claim censorship, censorship, censorship.
“I got fevers, sweats, and I knew what was going on,” he said in a video on Instagram on Wednesday, after returning from a series of shows in Florida.
He’s now one of the most consumed media products on the planet. His Spotify deal, estimated at $100 million, speaks to the allure of making audiences feel they’re in on something subversive.
Devotees of the long-running quiz show were coming up with their own fantasy picks to replace Alex Trebek, who died on Sunday.
Talking to the podcasting king about his monster Spotify deal.
The deal with Joe Rogan, a provocative podcast host with millions of listeners, is the latest move by Spotify to expand outside music.
In violation of the U.F.C.’s written guidance, there were interviews in the octagon, a lack of social distancing and missing masks.