How Kathy Griffin Survived Cancer and Cancellation

The comedian explains why she “takes umbrage” with the term “cancellation,” and how her career still hasn’t fully recovered.

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He’s Sorry, She’s Sorry, Everybody Is Sorry. Does It Matter?

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.

#metoo-movement, #apologies, #appalachian-trail, #cancel-culture, #clinton-bill, #goldberg-whoopi, #ingall-marjorie, #psychology-and-psychologists, #rogan-joe, #social-media, #spitzer-eliot-l, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

Spotify’s Joe Rogan Deal Is Said to Be Worth Over $200 Million

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.

#boycotts, #ek-daniel, #freedom-of-speech-and-expression, #podcasts, #rogan-joe, #rumors-and-misinformation, #spotify, #the-joe-rogan-experience-radio-program, #vaccination-and-immunization

How to Fix Disinformation

It’s on us to become more discerning.

#bernstein-joe-journalist, #big-disinfo, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #internal-sub-only-nl, #rogan-joe, #rumors-and-misinformation, #vaccination-and-immunization, #vaccine-hesitancy

Brazil’s Joe Rogan Faces His Own Firestorm Over Free Speech

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.

#anti-semitism, #brazil, #freedom-of-speech-and-expression, #rogan-joe

The New N-Word Standard Isn’t Progress

It’s time to reclaim the use/mention distinction.

#instagram-inc, #internal-sub-only-nl, #podcasts, #race-and-ethnicity, #rogan-joe

The Saga of Joe Rogan

What happened when Spotify and its most popular podcast ran headlong into the pandemic.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #rogan-joe, #rumors-and-misinformation, #spotify

Spotify’s Ongoing Joe Rogan Problem

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.

#audio-neutral-informative, #podcasts, #rogan-joe, #spotify, #the-joe-rogan-experience-radio-program, #young-neil

America 2022: Where Everyone Has Rights and No One Has Responsibilities

The Neil Young-Joe Rogan-Spotify dust-up isn’t about just freedom of speech.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #ek-daniel, #freedom-of-speech-and-expression, #nursing-and-nurses, #podcasts, #rogan-joe, #rumors-and-misinformation, #spotify, #vaccination-and-immunization, #young-neil

Fact-Checking Joe Rogan’s Interview With Robert Malone That Caused an Uproar

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.

#centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #robert-malone, #rogan-joe, #rumors-and-misinformation, #spotify, #vaccination-and-immunization

Getting Rid of Joe Rogan Won’t Solve the Health Misinformation Problem

Medical drivel has ballooned with the rise of streaming, e-commerce and social media platforms. Platforms, lawmakers and regulators aren’t keeping up.

#amazon-com-inc, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #goop-com, #rogan-joe, #rumors-and-misinformation, #spotify, #vaccination-and-immunization

Spotify Stands by Joe Rogan: ‘Canceling Voices Is a Slippery Slope’

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.”

#ek-daniel, #music, #podcasts, #rogan-joe, #spotify, #the-joe-rogan-experience-radio-program

When the Storming of the Capitol Becomes ‘Legitimate Political Discourse’

This is one of those weeks when it feels like we are doomed to permanent craziness.

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Joe Rogan Apologizes for ‘Shameful’ Past Use of Racial Slur

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.

#apologies, #podcasts, #race-and-ethnicity, #rogan-joe, #spotify, #the-joe-rogan-experience-radio-program

Meta plunges and sets off Wall Street’s worst drop in nearly a year.

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.

#company-reports, #computers-and-the-internet, #facebook-inc, #meta-platforms-inc, #mobile-applications, #pinterest, #rogan-joe, #snap-inc, #social-media, #stocks-and-bonds, #tiktok-bytedance, #twitter, #united-states-economy, #zuckerberg-mark-e

On Joe Rogan and Spotify, Roxane Gay Takes a Stand

Joe Rogan can continue to air misinformation. Spotify can continue to look the other way. Today at least, I won’t.

#boycotts, #censorship, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #freedom-of-speech-and-expression, #freedom-of-the-press, #media, #mitchell-joni, #news-and-news-media, #podcasts, #reality-television, #rogan-joe, #rumors-and-misinformation, #spotify, #young-neil

Spotify Defends Handling of Joe Rogan Controversy Amid Uproar

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.

#audio-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #company-reports, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #ek-daniel, #mitchell-joni, #podcasts, #rogan-joe, #rumors-and-misinformation, #spotify, #vaccination-and-immunization, #young-neil

‘An Environmentalist With a Gun’: Inside Steven Rinella’s Hunting Empire

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.

#bears, #conservation-of-resources, #deer, #gun-control, #hunting-and-trapping, #rogan-joe, #roosevelt-theodore, #united-states-politics-and-government

Neil Young and Liz Cheney, Thanks for Sticking Your Necks Out

We need truth and trust for our democracy, our health and our planet.

#cheney-liz, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #global-warming, #republican-party, #rogan-joe, #rumors-and-misinformation, #social-media, #united-states-politics-and-government, #young-neil

Spotify Backs Joe Rogan’s Disinformation Machine

The streaming service picks Joe Rogan over Neil Young and Joni Mitchell.

#censorship, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #freedom-of-speech-and-expression, #rogan-joe, #social-media, #spotify, #young-neil

What the Joe Rogan Backlash Reveals About How We Handle Misinformation

Are we relying too heavily on tech platforms to enforce the boundaries of socially acceptable speech?

#debatable, #rogan-joe, #science-and-technology, #silicon-valley-calif, #social-media, #spotify, #the-joe-rogan-experience-radio-program, #young-neil

Behind Neil Young vs. Spotify, a Fraught Relationship With Musicians

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?

#audio-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #brown-brene, #censorship, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #ek-daniel, #mitchell-joni, #music, #podcasts, #rogan-joe, #spotify, #the-joe-rogan-experience-radio-program, #young-neil

Spotify’s Joe Rogan Problem Isn’t Going Away

The controversy is different, in many ways, from the other conflicts between online stars and the companies that give them a platform.

#censorship, #computers-and-the-internet, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #ek-daniel, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #mitchell-joni, #podcasts, #rogan-joe, #rumors-and-misinformation, #social-media, #spotify, #young-neil

Spotify and Joe Rogan Respond to Complaints About Covid Misinformation

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.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #ek-daniel, #freedom-of-speech-and-expression, #mitchell-joni, #music, #podcasts, #rogan-joe, #rumors-and-misinformation, #spotify, #vaccination-and-immunization, #young-neil

Spotify Responds to Complaints About Covid Misinformation

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.”

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #ek-daniel, #freedom-of-speech-and-expression, #mitchell-joni, #music, #podcasts, #rogan-joe, #rumors-and-misinformation, #spotify, #vaccination-and-immunization, #young-neil

Joni Mitchell Plans to Follow Neil Young Off Spotify, Citing ‘Lies’

“Irresponsible people are spreading lies that are costing people their lives,” she wrote after the site was accused of spreading vaccine misinformation.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #mitchell-joni, #music, #rogan-joe, #rumors-and-misinformation, #spotify, #vaccination-and-immunization, #young-neil

Spotify Removes Neil Young’s Music After Complaints About Joe Rogan

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.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #podcasts, #pop-and-rock-music, #rogan-joe, #rumors-and-misinformation, #spotify, #vaccination-and-immunization, #warner-music-group, #young-neil

Neil Young posts and removes a letter demanding Spotify remove his music.

“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.”

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #facebook-inc, #google-inc, #pop-and-rock-music, #rogan-joe, #rumors-and-misinformation, #social-media, #spotify, #twitter, #vaccination-and-immunization, #young-neil, #youtube-com

Social Media Needs Better Solutions Than Just Banning Bad Actors

Rule breakers just claim censorship, censorship, censorship.

#censorship, #freedom-of-speech-and-expression, #haugen-frances, #internal-sub-only-nl, #rogan-joe, #rumors-and-misinformation, #social-media, #trump-donald-j

Joe Rogan, A Podcasting Giant Who Has Been Dismissive of Vaccination, Has Covid

“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.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #ivermectin, #monoclonal-antibodies, #new-york-city, #orlando-fla, #podcasts, #rogan-joe, #the-joe-rogan-experience-radio-program

Joe Rogan Is Too Big to Cancel

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.

#comedy-and-humor, #content-type-personal-profile, #podcasts, #rogan-joe

Who Should Be the Next Host of “Jeopardy!”?

Devotees of the long-running quiz show were coming up with their own fantasy picks to replace Alex Trebek, who died on Sunday.

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Why Joe Rogan’s Spotify Deal Matters

Talking to the podcasting king about his monster Spotify deal.

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Joe Rogan Strikes an Exclusive, Multiyear Deal With Spotify

The deal with Joe Rogan, a provocative podcast host with millions of listeners, is the latest move by Spotify to expand outside music.

#fringe-groups-and-movements, #podcasts, #rogan-joe, #spotify, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

U.F.C.’s Coronavirus Plan Is Careful. Its Enforcement Has Been Spotty

In violation of the U.F.C.’s written guidance, there were interviews in the octagon, a lack of social distancing and missing masks.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #gaethje-justin-1988, #mixed-martial-arts, #rogan-joe, #souza-ronaldo, #ultimate-fighting-championship, #white-dana-1969