Joe Rogan, a comedian and host of the hit podcast, “The Joe Rogan Experience,” has come under scrutiny in recent weeks for promoting Covid-19 misinformation. Spotify, which owns exclusive rights to Mr. Rogan’s show, has been criticized as the platform for the misinformation.
Neil Young and Joni Mitchell removed their music from Spotify in protest. Now, a compilation of video clips of Mr. Rogan using a racial slur on past episodes has surfaced, drawing more outrage.
We look into the scandal engulfing the streaming platform and its most popular podcast host.
Guest: Kevin Roose, a technology columnist for The New York Times.
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- Kevin explains why the challenges presented by this scandal aren’t going away.
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